Articles tagged with College Applications

5 Quick Tips for Writing a College Application Essay

5 Quick Tips for Writing a College Application Essay

The following is a guest post written by Anna Carapellotti of Admissionado, a premier college admissions consulting company focused on helping students get into their dream schools.   Often, these final college application essays are the toughest essays to tackle, assuming that you already exerted significant effort on essay-writing this winter. So, what’s the best way to buckle down and hammer out a great essay when you have little time to do so? Here is a five-step approach to quickly (and effectively!) write a college application essay: 1. Read the prompt This may sound like a painfully obvious first step, but many applicants ... Read More About 5 Quick Tips for Writing a College Application Essay

What to Do After You’ve Submitted Your College Applications

What to Do After You’ve Submitted Your College Applications

The following guest post was written by Raj Patil, one of the co-founders at Admissionado, a premier college admissions consulting company focused on helping students get into their dream schools. College applications are the culmination of a few-month process. In fact, the commitment and sacrifice began on Day 1 of high school (and honestly, long before even that). The hard part is over and done with. If there’s an appropriate time to sweat and stress out about getting something absolutely perfect, that time has passed! And yet, the school year hasn’t ended. There are deferments, waitlists, rejections, and acceptances to deal wi ... Read More About What to Do After You’ve Submitted Your College Applications

4 Tips for Staying Focused and Organized as Junior Year Gets Busy

4 Tips for Staying Focused and Organized as Junior Year Gets Busy

The following is a guest post written by Anna Carapellotti of Admissionado, a premier college admissions consulting company focused on helping students get into their dream schools. With winter break a little under a month away, we’re sure all of you are looking forward to some much-deserved relaxation. But in the meantime, you’re probably feeling the pressure of pending exams and final papers, as well as the need to keep thinking about college applications. To help you put forth your best effort, we’ve compiled a list of things to help you stay focused and organized during the upcoming month…and then again in the new ... Read More About 4 Tips for Staying Focused and Organized as Junior Year Gets Busy

4 Things NOT to Let Slide During Senior Year

4 Things NOT to Let Slide During Senior Year

The following is a guest post written by Anna Carapellotti of Admissionado, a premier college admissions consulting company focused on helping students get into their dream schools.  Seniors, you’re in the homestretch (well, almost!). As we rapidly approach the Early Decision / Early Action deadlines, knowing that the Regular Decision deadlines are just around the corner, we’re here to remind you that now is not the time to lose motivation. In order to sail through senior year with success, it’s important that you keep your grades up, stay involved, and keep your eye on the prize (the acceptance letter, that is). So, w ... Read More About 4 Things NOT to Let Slide During Senior Year

How to Create an ACT Prep Plan

How to Create an ACT Prep Plan

As you’re beginning to think about the ACT, you may feel a bit overwhelmed. There’s certainly a lot to think about — when to take the test, what areas need the most work, and how exactly you’re going to get to where you need to be. The good news is, by thinking about your ACT prep plan now, you’re already setting yourself up for success! As you begin, you’ll need to take an honest look at your strengths and weaknesses, your schedule, and the score you wish to receive. Be truthful as you complete this self-reflection to create an ACT prep plan that will work for you. Set your schedule As you begin establis ... Read More About How to Create an ACT Prep Plan