March 13, 2023
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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 […]
January 22, 2023
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College Admissions: A Timeline for 9th-12th Grade

Reading time: 13 min.  In January 2023, I spoke with our local PTO about what high school students, regardless of grade, and parents can be doing […]
June 19, 2022
College Application Advice From Former Admission Officers

College Application Advice From Former Admission Officers 

The college admission process is more than a little mysterious. We all know that it happens, but we don't always really know how or why it […]
April 25, 2022
6 Tips for Navigating College Admissions — From the Class of 2021

Navigating College Admissions: 6 Tips

Amelia Byrd is a first-year advertising student at the University of Miami. She shares what she learned from applying to college and offers 6 pieces of […]
April 25, 2022
Answering Students' Top College Admission Essay Questions

The Admission Essay: Top Questions, Answered

Updated: April 18, 2023 The college admissions process can be overwhelming even under the best of circumstances. Chances are, you’ve got questions about your admission essays. […]
January 15, 2022
12 Tips From Parents to Ease the College Admissions Process

12 College Admission Tips From Parents

Hindsight may be 20/20 (or is it 2021?), but it isn't all for naught. Others can learn from what we did (or didn’t do). I asked […]
December 13, 2021
How to Write a Letter of Continued Interest for Your College Applications

Steps for Writing a Letter of Continued Interest

Reading time: 8 mins. You worked on your application for months: perfecting your essays, crafting your activities list, and getting stellar letters of recommendation. Then, you […]
November 10, 2021
Should I Hire Someone to Review My College Admission Essay?

Should I Hire a College Essay Reviewer?

In a college admissions-focused Facebook group I’m in, a parent recently asked if it’s necessary to hire a college essay reviewer to go over all your […]
June 11, 2021
Get Started With Writing Your Admission Essay

Get Started With Writing Your Admission Essay

Admissions counselors want (and need) to get to know you better — and that means learning about more than just your grades, transcripts, activities, and test scores. By […]
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