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January 28, 2024

Can My Rescue Dog’s Love for Digging Help Inspire Your Writing?

Have writer’s block? I bet you’ll unearth at least one new topic to write about by the end of this article. As our newly adopted rescue […]
January 16, 2024
A Student’s Guide to Gaining Professional Development and on-the-Job Experience

A Student’s Guide to Gaining Professional Development and on-the-Job Experience

While taking on a full-time “real” job while still in school may seem overwhelming (and early) for many students, embarking on a professional development journey during […]
November 3, 2023
Blog post: What's Next? 19 Essential Post-Application Actions for College-Bound Students

What’s Next? 19 Essential Post-Application Actions for College-Bound Students

Reading time: 5 min. Congratulations on hitting Submit on some (or all) of your college applications! While you may feel a sense of relief, there's still […]
October 4, 2023

My Favorite Free and Low-Cost Admission Essay-Writing Resources

It's a common misconception that creating a great essay requires deep pockets and access to expensive resources and essay coaches. Luckily, that's not the case. I'm […]
September 15, 2023
Canvas for Students: 12 Tips to Skyrocket Your Productivity

Canvas for Students: 12 Tips to Skyrocket Your Productivity

More and more high schools and colleges are turning to Canvas (an online learning management system) to support students and instructors in their online and in-person […]
July 31, 2023
Top Must-Have Items for Your Dorm Room: Practical and Organizational Essentials

Top Must-Have Items for Your Dorm Room: Practical and Organizational Essentials

Heading off to college and moving into a dorm room can be an exciting but daunting experience. To make your transition smoother, we've compiled a list […]
June 25, 2023
2023-24 Common App Updates: Learn What's Changing

2023-24 Common App Updates: Learn What’s Changing

Reading time: 5 min. If you’re applying to college, chances are good you’ll be using the Common App to do so. With more than 1,000 member […]
June 18, 2023
Blog post: 6 Ways to Maximize Summer Vacation and Support Your College Application

6 Ways to Maximize Summer Vacation and Support Your College Application

Reading time: 6 min. It’s that time of the year again. School is out, the temperature is rising, and the entirety of summer vacation is looming […]
June 12, 2023
What time of the year should I take my senior photos?

What Time of the Year Should I Take My Senior Photos?

While a big part of senior year is applying to colleges, some other important milestones happen senior year, too. One of them is the senior photoshoot. […]
May 15, 2023
Blog post: Reframing Post-Graduation Success for Kids Who Struggled in School: 5 Fresh Ideas

Reframing Post-Graduation Success for Kids Who Struggled in School: 5 Fresh Ideas

By guest blogger Scotti Weintraub, founder of Reframe Parenting If your child has struggled in school and you’re nearing high school graduation (or feel it coming […]
April 22, 2023
Blog: Start today: 12 volunteer opportunities for teens

Start Today: 12 Volunteer Opportunities for Teens

Reading time: 6 min.  As a high school student, you should always be looking for ways to get involved in your local community and the world […]
March 13, 2023
Students talking with a college admission tour guide

Demystifying Demonstrated Interest for College Admissions: What It Is and Why It Matters

Reading time: 8 min. Are you currently in the throes of the college application process and feeling a bit overwhelmed? (Or maybe you’re getting ready to […]
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