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.
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?
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.
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.
It’s summertime and a perfect time for juniors in high school to read, write in their journal, travel, and start to brainstorm ideas for their personal statement. Andrea is a writer, a storyteller, and someone who has lived, worked, and traveled overseas teaching English and test prep to students along the way. Andrea will share her tips, advice, and strategies on how to start your personal statement
Are you interested in writing as a career? Craig Heller joins us today to share his story and how he got into the business. As a tv writer and screenwriter, Craig spent fifteen years working in the entertainment industry winning four Emmys and a Writers Guild award.
Having worked with hundreds of rising seniors on their college application essays, over fifteen years as an essay coach, I have developed a good sense of what makes an effective essay.
Do you have a desire to study overseas? If so, what do you need to know as the entire application process is very different from the US in all aspects (testing, programs, and timing)?
As we get ready for the summer, juniors will start to tackle the activity section of the common application. What are some of the activities to include? How do students know which activities to highlight? If you are a sophomore, what are some ideas to think about to start to build your brag sheet for college applications?