Month: March 2020

A Q&A Video with University of Virginia Students

A Q&A Video with University of Virginia Students

Anna Turk, our UVA Lead Ambassador for College Scoops and a College Scoops Intern, created our 1st College Scoops virtual college experience video! We know college visits are not possible right now BUT we wanted to bring our College Scoops community to you directly.

A letter from Mom….Happy St. Patrick’s Day Mark!

A letter from Mom….Happy St. Patrick’s Day Mark!

If you asked me one month ago what I would be doing on March 17th I would have responded, ” I would be walking with you in your temporary neighborhood in Sydney exploring the sights and bites with the obligatory stop at a pub for a St. Patrick’s Day celebratory drink.”

Getting a Research Job on Campus

Getting a Research Job on Campus

On just about every college tour they talk about their school’s “research opportunities” and all the different projects and labs their students are involved in. These research opportunities conjure up images of intense academics and overworked graduate students,

The Summer Before Senior Year

The Summer Before Senior Year

It has been a crazy couple of weeks. We know how hard it has been for everyone emotionally and physically. Students are dealing with disappointment, frustration, and uncertainty as their school days have moved to online learning. Seniors in college have had an abrupt end to their senior year.

How to Live Your College Admissions Story

How to Live Your College Admissions Story

We really enjoyed our conversation with Hamada Zahawi, Founder of Write Track Admissions, as we discussed the power of “the story” and how students have an opportunity to be more than just a fit on paper. Crafting an essay and application to clearly differentiate yourself from other applicants is a challenge.