I remember as a senior, college applications loomed large around this time of year. And I had barely cracked the UC essays. I sat in my living room, staring at the questions, hoping the essays would just write themselves.
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It is always a good idea to know what a test is before you take it. Since PSAT season is in full swing, I thought it would be a good idea to explain what the point of this test is supposed to be.
As you write your college essays, complete college interviews, and talk to admissions officers about college; it is essential to promote yourself without sounding narcissitic. We tend to equate confidence with loud behavior and constant talk about oneself. But this may reflect negatively and cause admissions officers to shy away from accepting you. It is important to be a culture fit as well as an academic fit.
I have been talking to quite a few high school students and parents lately and one common concern is whether the student is taking enough AP classes. Today I will be discussing the reasoning behind taking an AP class and whether there is a magic number of AP classes behind each successful student.
The hardest part about high school is usually figuring out how to make time for everything. Academics normally take priority and the study skills we develop in high school influence how we
English used to be my worst subject in high school. But I made a conscious effort to improve and in college I found my writing style. I started churning out essays became a piece of cake. There were a couple practices I used to improve my writing that you could also utilize and see if there is an improvement in your own style.
Financial Aid is an often misunderstood topic when it comes to college admissions. People do not understand how the application process works and why they should even be filling out the FAFSA. here are some common mistakes I have found people making when it comes to Financial Aid.
Cornell University unveiled its new technology campus on Roosevelt Island, a piece of land positioned between Manhattan and Queens. The new campus is miles from the actual Cornell campus in Ithaca, NY but it is easy to see why Cornell made this move.