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?
The crazy 2021 admissions cycle has come to an end as all colleges have released their decisions. With many colleges experiencing significant increases in applications, the waitlist pool is larger than in years past and many are predicting the wait could extend to August.
What Should You Seek From An Engineering Education? I always like to check out engineering programs when I visit colleges, even though I was not educated as an engineer.
This year is not a normal admissions year. Many colleges experienced a significant increase in applications unlike ever before. Waitlists are expected to be annoyingly long. Many students are trying to make decisions on schools they have never actually stepped foot on.
Now more than ever we as a society need to provide resources and support for first-generation students to help them navigate not only the college application process but every stage of the college journey – applying, attending, and graduating from college.
As colleges start to notify students of their admissions decisions, we invited Rebekka Whitehead, a coach, mentor, and educational consultant, to share her guidance on how best to support students during this challenging time. Rebekka works with students to help them identify their strengths and learnings styles to better prepare them for their next academic adventure.
What problems do you want to solve in this world? How can you use your talents to help solve these problems by working with a community to do this? What skill sets are most needed to succeed after college? How can students move from a fixed mindset to a growth mindset which will allow them to discover, develop, and demonstrate their abilities and talent with purpose?
Finding the right fit from a cultural perspective at a college is challenging. How do you help students and families navigate this challenge? As a parent who has lived and worked overseas, I know how important it is to be culturally aware of your environment and how challenging it can be to find the right fit from all aspects of life.
Students today are experiencing a range of emotions and anxiety due to college life as a result of the pandemic. Many colleges have moved to online learning and even the ones who are providing in-person classes, there are changes and restrictions to life as we know it.