September 18, 2018

There are always some mixed emotions about visiting a college or university that you’ve been daydreaming about when you’re supposed to be paying attention to...

September 18, 2018

Waiting is the most difficult part of the college/university admissions process. There are a number of reasons to consider applying Early Action (EA) or Early Decision...

September 18, 2018

1. Take your classes seriously. Your GPA is one of the most important factors colleges and universities consider when evaluating your application. Although junior year is the most...

September 18, 2018

There’s a reason we all prize getting off on the right foot — it’s a lot easier to jump higher if you’ve pushed off from...

September 17, 2018

When it comes to the SAT and ACT, high scores mean a greater chance getting into a college or university. Although there are many other...

September 17, 2018

Getting into your top choice isn't impossible, but it will be challenging. To make the process easier, read these 12 tips to improve your odds...

September 14, 2018

Your vision of your undergraduate experience might differ from that of your parents. This disconnect can be a source of contention as college and university...

September 14, 2018

As high school juniors and seniors begin to craft lists of colleges and universities they’d like to attend, it’s important to remember that not every...

September 13, 2018

The Cappex Application reached the coveted second place among application platforms in its second year of operation. The Cappex Application is a free, standardized and easy-to-use...

September 13, 2018

Whether you’re an incoming freshman looking to make some extra spending money or a rising high school junior hoping to get some experience in a...

September 13, 2018

There’s plenty to be done while you’re finishing your senior year of high school. So procrastinating the undergraduate application process can throw a wrench into...

September 12, 2018

Many high school students wonder about the importance of Advanced Placement (AP) classes and test scores when applying to an undergraduate program. The answer largely depends on the...

September 12, 2018

Some students experience senioritis after they submit their college or university applications. They will cut themselves slack after months of hard work in an attempt...

September 11, 2018

College fairs are a great opportunity to meet with representatives of many schools all at once. But you will get more benefits from a fair if you...

September 11, 2018

When you discover where you get into school, let it sink in, be classy and be kind. Read on for some tips for handling your college...

September 10, 2018

High school students don’t have to step foot on campus to start earning their degree. Taking Advanced Placement (AP) classes or enrolling in college-level classes as...

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 10, 2018

The summer before college can be a time to unwind from the stress of college admissions. But it is also a good time to prepare for...

September 6, 2018

College admissions officers are now spending less time reviewing college applications. Admissions officers working in teams of two used to spend 12-15 minutes with an application, but currently...

September 6, 2018

If you must work during the summer, try finding a part-time job that fits your schedule and demands. Remember, when applying for a job, think...

September 6, 2018

In the last several years, colleges have offered free online classes to anyone with an internet connection. These massive open online courses, or MOOCs, offer...

September 6, 2018

The College Board made dramatic changes to the SAT and a slew of prep books are promising students success on the redesigned exam. Students should take...

September 6, 2018

If you benefit from live, discussion-based explanations and visual tutorials when studying, online SAT prep classes might be your best chance of improving your score. We’ve...

September 5, 2018

If you'll be a junior or haven’t yet finished your junior year, follow our advice for using this time to impress colleges and universities.

Challenge Yourself...

September 5, 2018

If you’re preparing to take the SAT, take a look at this advice for expanding your vocabulary with as little anxiety as possible.

Study the...

September 5, 2018

In March, college admissions officers make their final decisions, seal the envelopes and mail them to all of the eagerly awaiting applicants. Most students spend half of their...

August 31, 2018

For students trying to determine whether to sit for AP exams this spring or to sign up for AP classes, there are clear advantages to...

August 30, 2018

If you recently took the PSAT, you were introduced to the world of standardized test scores. Even though scores come with explanation cards, the information...

August 30, 2018

Standardized testing is a way of life in the academic world, especially for those pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree. The SAT and ACT can be...

August 29, 2018

The first step in achieving success after high school is to figure out which learning styles work the best for you. In order to reach...

August 29, 2018

These 12 test-taking tips will help you get a better score on the ACT, SAT and other college admissions tests.

1.Practice, practice, practice. Practice improves...

August 29, 2018

High school students are given plenty of opportunities to jumpstart their college career. There are so many ways to get ahead that it can be...

August 28, 2018

Your senior year of high school is the perfect time to prep for your next four years at a college or university. So there's a...

August 28, 2018

College preparation starts early. From the first day of high school, everything counts towards college. Here's what you do can do make sure your freshman year...

August 28, 2018

As you're getting ready to apply to college, you'll hear a lot about your transcripts. This can be a little intimidating, especially as most high...

August 28, 2018

Many high schoolers take on part-time jobs to help pay for entertainment expenses, get work experience and save up for college. Learn how to do...

August 27, 2018

Sometimes it feels a little awkward to build a relationship with an adult who isn’t a relative. However, finding a mentor during high school is...

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,...

August 24, 2018

Most students will take the PSAT at some point, and it’s an important part of the college prep process. But that doesn’t mean everyone understands...

August 24, 2018

Many high schoolers worry about their GPAs. Your grade point average is an important part of your college applications, so it's definitely something you should...

August 24, 2018

You made it! Your last year of high school is here, and while it’s tempting to let senioritis get the best of you, don’t get...

August 23, 2018

Even if it’s too late to sign up for any AP classes this year, it’s worth talking to your counselor about putting them on your...

August 23, 2018

Once you’ve found your dream school the question becomes: will I get in? It’s hard to predict accurately, but the college’s acceptance rates can give...