January equals the mid-point of your senior year. Depending on how you feel about it, it’s exciting or depressing! NOW is the time to review your MID YEAR SENIOR CHECKLIST. Don’t postpone, there are a lot of time sensitive deadlines
For many students, high school is like a second home. It’s a place you feel comfortable. You know where to find your friends and your favorite places to hang out. Now, you’re getting ready to embark on a new adventure …
Did you know sometimes you can SAVE your family money when attending a Private college. How is that possible? See Jack’s story below.
Jack is a student living in Los Angeles. He has applied to several colleges, …
As we begin to hear back from the colleges you applied to in round one of early applications, be sure to:
Watch for admissions emails or letters from colleges
Make plans for next steps
Which type of early application did …
Start the New Year with these New Year’s resolutions:
1. Make it a date on your phone! Use your phone to track your school and personal life deadlines.
2. Learn about yourself. Take a personality or learning styles survey. Find …
What? Is that insane?! Not at all. This is the perfect moment to take a deep breath and consider taking a break from school before plunging into the next pressurized step. Now is the time to think about a gap …
How Do You Get Money for College?
Are you reading about college financial aid online or chatting about it with your friends? Are your parents wondering how much your college education is going to cost them?
Beginning and Ending Premise
Seniors… There are multiple steps to getting a COMPLETE application into the college of your choice. Use the following checklist to see where you are in the process.
Filling out the college application is only the first
How do you describe where you live? City? Suburb? Country? As you explore colleges, one thing to look at is the location of the college. Think about where you want to go to school. The location has a significant impact …
Singing the Senioritis Blues
I worked my rear off four years straight
Taken tests over and over with my classmates
Volunteered my face in all the school clubs
Took AP classes until I was ready to hit the local pub
“The SAT Subject Tests offer you an additional opportunity to show colleges what you know and what you know you can do. Many colleges use the SAT Subject Tests for admission, for course placement, and to advise students about course
“Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.” Brian Tracy
Now that your first semester is under your belt, it is tempting to take it easy during your second semester. Why does it matter if some of my grades slip this semester?
What You Do Now Matters