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Some of Our Favorite Supplemental Essay Prompts (2022-2023 edition)

A review of essay prompts can be a great way to prepare for the writing process.  I am supposed to…

AP, IB, Honors, and More: High School Course Selection

Choosing high school coursework requires thoughtful, year-by-year planning. This is important, because selecting the right courses for yourself will ensure…

How To Plan a Campus Tour

Campus visits are a vital part of your college research, and there’s no substitute for putting your feet on the…

Freshman Year: Spring 2022 Remix

Freshmen year, spring 2022. Ah, it must feel great to spend your freshman year in your high school’s classrooms and…

Early Decision II: What’s the Scoop?

So, it’s November, and perhaps after researching which colleges are a good match for you and visiting some schools on…

How to Write the Supplemental College Essay on “Why Us?”

This blog is part of our series on how to write the college application supplemental essays. Check out our blogs…

5 Tips for Hitting Refresh on Extracurriculars

This fall, you’ll be heading into your school building to spend your classes, lunch, and extracurricular time with your classmates…

Try It! Stepping Out of the Routine

We know that sticking to a routine — a steady rhythm of study, play, sleep, repeat — can be really…

Some of Our Favorite Supplemental Essay Prompts: 2021-2022 Edition

A review of essay prompts can be a great way to prepare for the writing process. If you’re anything like me,…

High School Transcripts Explained

There are lots of exciting changes just waiting for you over the next four years of high school. One of…