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,
Let’s face it, as amazing as college is, it can get pretty overwhelming dealing with friends, school, and jobs. With a new semester just around the corner, it’s a great time to remember ways to take care of yourself and destress during this crazy time of year.
As many students arrive home for the Thanksgiving holiday, parents are busy prepping for the turkey dinner and other last-minute meals when friends stop by during Thanksgiving break. It is the perfect time to enjoy a walk with your kids, read a book by the fire, play a family game of cards (our family is hooked on Sevens), or take advantage of the Black Friday sales to stock up on holiday gifts.
Welcome to our Guest Editor, Addie-Eileen Paige who grew up in Cape Cod, Massachusetts and attended Bryant University to study math and statistics. Addie-Eileen shared with College Scoops several reflections from her time as a college student at Bryant University.
When students sit down to write a draft of their college essay, we often suggest going back through the notes they took during their college visits to jog their memory of their first impressions of the school. What was it about the school that made you want to apply?