Category: Admissions Tips


7 Tips For Rising Seniors – #3 – Connect With Colleges

Quite a few students never show their interest in a college until they submit their application. I suggest that students should let colleges know they are interested because of the many possible advantages it can give them.

Advertisements
Read More

7 Tips For Rising Seniors – #2 Clean Up Social Media

A growing trend in college admissions is that Admissions Officers are viewing the social media accounts of their applicants. According to a Kaplan Test Prep Survey, 31% of Admissions Officers have visited an applicant’s social media profile. As a former…

Read More

Recommendation Letters For Scholarships

Many scholarships, including scholarships with summer deadlines, require recommendations. Ask for recommendation letters before the school year is over!

Read More

Admissions Tip: Don’t Use An Inappropriate Email Address

When I attended my first college fair as an Admission Counselor, I was shocked at some of the email addresses students used on the inquiry cards. As the night went on, more inappropriate email addresses were coming. Surely the students…

Read More

Don’t Let “Text Type” Take Over Your Writing

Last week I traveled to Southern California to visit with family and friends. While there, I ran into some of my high school friends who now have children in high school themselves. These friends did not have the opportunity to…

Read More