September 18, 2018

There are any number of formulas out there for writing personal statements for undergraduate applications. Some encourage you to stick to the traditional opening-body-conclusion formula,...

September 18, 2018

A resume can seem pointless when you’re still in high school. You’re likely imagining a stuffy document with a ton of impressive job titles and...

September 17, 2018

Every summer, high school students choose between internships, jobs and volunteer opportunities. All of these can be rewarding, but many students wonder what colleges and...

September 17, 2018

Every college or university with a Greek life program handles it differently, but many students have false perceptions of fraternities and sororities because of pop...

September 17, 2018

A college or university tour will highlight the best things that a campus has to offer. You should ask questions beyond what’s presented in order to get...

September 17, 2018

Taking a leadership role is a great way to build a resume or gain experience. There are several ways to go about taking a leadership...

September 13, 2018

Deciding which fraternity or sorority chapter to rush can be just as difficult as deciding to join Greek life in the first place. Going Greek can be...

September 12, 2018

So you moved in, said sweet goodbyes to your family and finally met your new roommate. Your freshman year is in full swing, yet there are...

September 12, 2018

Getting involved on campus is fundamental to the undergraduate experience. You can build your resume, make new friends, contribute to a great cause and set...

September 10, 2018

Summer is a great time for high school juniors to impress colleges. Here are a few activities that students can do to add some bling...

September 4, 2018

Last year, more than 170 colleges from Harvard to Kalamazoo College pledged to consider service as a larger part of their application.

“Too often, today’s...

August 31, 2018

College admissions committees value genuine interest in a few activities, or even just one that stands out. You don’t have to be involved in 15 different...

August 29, 2018

Choosing to go to the same college or university as your high school best friend can be an incredibly fun experience. It can also be...

August 29, 2018

Attending a college or university will lead to a career in which you can succeed and love what you do. But school is so much more than...

August 27, 2018

College is exciting for a lot of reasons; you’re on your own, you feel like an adult and you’re meeting new people and learning new...

August 27, 2018

You probably planned a lot of fun activities with friends for the summer and maybe even a vacation! But don't let all the warm weather and outdoor...

August 27, 2018

Transitioning from middle school to high school can be rough. What if most of your middle school friends ended up in a different high school,...