How Many Colleges Should I Apply To?

One of the most common questions students have during the college admission process is, “how many colleges should I apply to?” The number is really up to you. However, school counselors and college counselors typically recommend anywhere between five and eight colleges. A lot will go into your decision when it comes to determining how many colleges to apply to, but there are some things you should keep in mind as you are building your college list. Below are five things to consider as you are building your college list of the colleges that will receive your application. Read More

Scholarship Saturday – November 9, 2019

The deadlines for the scholarships that were on this list have passed. To see scholarships that are still accepting applications, visit more recent Scholarship Saturday posts.

 

17 Scholarship Mistakes to Avoid

A scholarship is something that can be very helpful when it comes to paying for college. Unfortunately, many students make mistakes as they are applying for scholarships. Some mistakes limit opportunities, while other mistakes can disqualify a student from consideration for a scholarship. As you are searching for and applying for scholarships, make sure to not make these 17 mistakes. Read More

Guaranteed Admission. Is That a Thing?

Have you seen advertisements saying they can guarantee you will be admitted to your dream school if you work with them? These companies or individuals will charge thousands of dollars and promise you will be admitted if you follow their advice. But, can anyone guarantee admission to any college? The answer is NO! There is no secret to being admitted to a college, but there are things that can possibly give you a better chance of being admitted. Read More

Scholarship Saturday – November 2, 2019

 

The deadlines for the scholarships that were on this list have passed. To see scholarships that are still accepting applications, visit more recent Scholarship Saturday posts.