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 […]
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. […]
February 12, 2023
Long metal playground slide with the text: Avoid the senior slide. 8 ways to finish your year strong.

Avoid the Senior Slide: 8 Ways to Finish Your Year Strong

Reading time: 7 mins. It’s the second semester of your senior year, and the risk of the senior slide (also known as the “senior slump” or […]
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 […]
December 10, 2022
13 Tips for Dealing With Stress During Finals Week

13 Tips for Dealing With Stress During Finals Week

Ready or not, it's that time of year again. Finals season is upon us, and many high school and college students are feeling stressed and anxious.  […]
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 […]
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 […]
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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