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July 7, 2016
Posted by Jeff Knox | in College Applications | Comments ()
Applications take a lot of work. You’ve got to fill out the form in addition to writing essays and getting letters of recommendation. You’ve got to manage deadlines and document your activities. Almost everyone is aware of those...
June 30, 2016
Posted by Jeff Knox | in College Applications, Colleges | Comments ()
      How do I set up a college interview? Demonstrated interest – actions you take that help a college gauge how much you want to enroll – is on the rise. More colleges are systematically tracking and assigning value...
June 21, 2016
Posted by ben | in Academic Planning, Musings, Study Tips | Comments ()
Yesrerday was the first day of summer officially. Most school years have ended (sorry to those who still have a few more days or maybe even another week!). Here’s a snippet of what each class might want to think about this summer to stay on...
June 21, 2016
Posted by ben | in Academic Planning, Musings, Study Tips | Comments ()
Yesterday was the first day of summer officially. Most school years have ended (sorry to those who still have a few more days or maybe even another week!). Here’s a snippet of what each class might want to think about this summer to stay on...
June 14, 2016
Posted by ben | in LSAT, Study Tips, Test Prep | Comments ()
In 1982, psychologists Kahnerman and Tversky asked research participants the following question:  “Linda is 31 years old, single, outspoken, and very bright. She majored in philosophy. As a student, she was deeply concerned with issues of...
June 8, 2016
Colleges aren’t asking much of you – just a sample of writing that is supposed to be the BEST ESSAY YOU HAVE EVER WRITTEN.   Perhaps I’m overdramatizing, but nevertheless, college essays may be more important than you...
June 6, 2016
Posted by ben | in Grad School, GRE, Study Tips | Comments ()
Many of us, especially those of us considering graduate school, are fantastic at setting ambitious goals. We are burning with creative desires. We want to make our mark on our fields and the world, to launch careers on our own terms, and to explore...
June 3, 2016
Posted by Jeff Knox | in Admissions, College Access, College Applications, Counselors | Comments ()
ED 1, ED 2, Early Action and other decision deadlines explained.   *Please note that the universities named in this article are used as an examples rather than as suggestion of admissions strategy.*    It used to be that...
June 1, 2016
Posted by ben | in Study Tips | Comments ()
Before you jump ship and head off for your summer adventures, we offer a bit of advice-- Finish junior year strong and continue to carry on. This is not the time to be lulled by the warm breezes of summer but a great time to make a list and check it...
May 25, 2016
Posted by Jeff Knox | in College Applications | Comments ()
December and April are two months in the college admissions cycle known for notifications. If you apply early action or early decision to a college, you’ll likely receive a decision in December (although some, such as University of Virginia,...
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