It’s that exciting time of year! Parents of incoming 12th graders will soon become immersed in all things related to applying for college! And while many like to focus on the fun and excitement associated with applying to college, it’s critically important to not neglect a review of college costs and the financial aid process.
I spend most of my time on both sides of the desk. What does this mean? On one side of the desk, I’m working within college admissions and guiding students through the nuances of applications and scholarships.
Let’s just get this out of the way: I’m not a huge fan of summer college visits.
As a 12-year veteran of college admission, I firmly believe that fall is the best time to visit colleges. If you’ve ever visited colleges during the fall, you know it firmly brings about a heady sense of nostalgia.
College Scoops is always reaching out and connecting with professionals so they can share their expertise and advice with our community. As many college students are in the midst of their summer internships, we invited Jason Vallozzi to provide tips and advice on how to secure a full-time offer or land your next internship.
Developing strong communication skills both written and verbal is more essential now than ever before. Technology has changed the way many people communicate allowing people to connect from all over the world, at any time, in many different mediums.
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.
Wondering how to celebrate your high school or college graduate this year? Thinking about throwing a COVID-friendly graduation party? We asked Julie Stallman, Founder of Triangle Senior Year, to share her ideas for celebrating your graduation.
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.
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,