JOIN MY FREE WEBINAR

The College Unraveled Blog

Understanding Reach, Match, and Safety Schools When Applying for Colleges applying to college campus selection campus visit college application plans college environment

When you start applying for colleges, you’re likely to have a few schools in mind that you’re considering. Ideally, throughout your high school years, you’ve done the research, tried to figure out what programs might be best for you, decided what you’ll likely major in,...

Continue Reading...
Honors Programs Offer Special Benefit applying to college college acceptance honors programs

As seniors review their college lists, they might find themselves caught between their desire for the intimate learning environment of a liberal arts college and the options and experiences available at a large university. One way to have the best of both worlds is through a university honors...

Continue Reading...
Answering the Unasked Questions applying to college college admissions college applications

How will you benefit from attending our college? What will you contribute to our college? While you may not see these questions appearing on your college applications, if you address these topics in your applications, you will set yourself apart from other applicants and make a persuasive case...

Continue Reading...
How Much Should You Disclose? applying to college college college application plans college applications

Students often worry about calling attention to anything that is negative on a college application, but just because you ignore something doesn’t mean admission officers won’t notice it. They might see that your math scores on the SAT and your grades in Algebra and Pre-Calculus are...

Continue Reading...
Are Bachelor’s Degrees Losing Their Value? applying to college bachelor's degree college college admissions

The 4-year college degree was considered a ticket to a better life for generations. Unfortunately, with rising inflation and ballooning student debt, the value of the bachelor’s degree is in decline.

Companies like Amazon, Google, and Tesla, in addition to large portions of the banking and...

Continue Reading...
Do Safety Schools Really Exists Any More? applying to college college admissions college applications safety school

As the college admission process becomes more complex, students are beginning to wonder if they are assured acceptance to their so-called ‘safety’ schools. This is a tricky question, and the short answer is: not really. Traditionally, counselors have suggested that high school...

Continue Reading...
 
Internships for Credit and Why You Should Apply applying to college college credit college decision college internship internship

College credit internships are an excellent way to prepare for entering the job market after graduation. Internships allow you to test drive your career while still in college so that you'll be ready to jump right into your first full-time gig by graduation. Not only do they put you ahead of your...

Continue Reading...
Making the Grade: 5 Study Methods to Help You Pass Your College Exams applying to college college examination college preparation

Setting yourself up for graduating with honors and the Dean's list achievement every semester means having an uncompromising work ethic. 

Pack these 5 study methods with your ramen noodles and XL twin sheets.

Study Tools For College Students 

If you’re anything like I was in...

Continue Reading...
Finding a College That’s Disability Friendly and Accessible applying to college college decision college environment college fit

Having a physical or learning disability requires calculated college planning help. It can be discouraging when disability-friendly campuses aren’t always as visible as a college's degree programs or Greek life.

 

Challenges Finding Accessibility in College

To find welcoming colleges...

Continue Reading...
Financial Matters: Pre-College Financial and Legal Matters applying to college college acceptance finances financial matters money money for college

There are a few legal and financial issues that should be addressed before your son or daughter goes off to college. If your child has turned or will turn 18 during the next year, she is legally an adult, and you, her parent, lose the legal authority to make decisions on her behalf. That means...

Continue Reading...
 
How to Benefit from Your College Search applying to college college admissions college consultant college decision college planning college preparation college search

When it comes to making one of the most critical decisions in your life, you want to be sure that you are doing everything possible to make the best choice. For many students and their families, that means researching and visiting colleges and universities. There are several ways to make the most...

Continue Reading...
 
7 Things Your College Admissions Consultant Wants You to Know applying to college college admissions college application plans college applications college consultant college decision

As you prepare for college, there are a lot of things to make sure that you have on your to-do list and keep organized. That is why a college admissions consultant does a lot of the organization for you! As an independent education consultant, your college admissions coach can provide you with a...

Continue Reading...
1 2

Get a copy of the Ultimate College Blueprint

 

This innovative blueprint gives you a proven, easy-to-follow process for getting your child into an amazing college… in a way that works for YOUR family, and that won’t break the bank.

Get it now