As a parent who has just launched her third and last child to college, I know how tempting it is to “help” edit kids’ essays. What starts out as a simple suggestion turns into something like “ What if you just wrote something like …” All of the good natured advice and guidance has turned into “our” essay.
Keeping fit both physically and mentally is a challenge for all ages but especially for our young adults as they head off to college. For many students, it is the 1st time living away from home. How can students better prepare themselves for the transition and what resources are available to students as they navigate the acclimating to their new environment socially, mentally, and physically?
When starting the college admissions process, many families seek outside help from independent educational consultants. How do families find an independent educational consultant for their student? What questions should they ask when interviewing the educational consultants? Are there certain criteria every educational consultant should have in terms of experience or certifications?
One of the stress points for high school students applying to college is finding their unique voice for the personal statement and supplemental essays. Standing out in a way that will highlight a student’s strengths and their ability to contribute to a college community is essential.
Paying for college is on everyone’s mind and it is one of the main pain points of the college search process for parents. Getting into the right financial mindset is essential for families as they start to navigate finding a college that is the best financial fit. Timing is everything and starting the process earlier rather than later will help families in the long run.
Picking a college major can be stressful for students, especially if they enter college undecided. Dr. Leslie Tucker, owner of Dr, will provide the College Scoops community with tips and tricks on how to pick a college major. If you are a student struggling to pick a major, Leslie Tucker is here to help.
Developing good communication skills both oral and written is more essential now than ever before. Matt Crevin, Founder of Talk Shop and a sportscaster for the San Francisco 49ers, shares helpful tips to develop effective and strong communication skills.
Starting a business is never easy. It takes a lot of time, boundless amounts of energy, and patience. Adam Shlomi, founder of SoFlo SAT Tutoring and a Georgetown University graduate, shares his experience starting a business with the College Scoops community.
What are college and hiring managers looking for in an application, resume, or LinkedIn profile? How can students stand out in a positive and impactful way? Creating your own personal brand is one way students can differentiate themselves from the pack.