Become an Application Stalker

After you submit your application, you should receive a student ID from the schools to which you applied or an e-mail confirming your submission.  Be sure to follow up and make sure that all of [...]

Don’t Get Fooled by College Marketing

Written by Lisa Bleich In the world of highly competitive college admissions, it seems contradictory that colleges would spend so much time and money marketing to students when every article you [...]

Should I send it?

As the early deadlines approach, students wonder what, if any additional information should they send. Here is a great chart created by Tufts admissions that will help you decide if you should [...]

Senior Timeline

Written by Lisa Bleich. Back to school is a busy time for everyone, especially Seniors who are applying to college. Keep a close eye on deadlines as each college and program has their own unique [...]

Freshman College Schedules, Ease In

#Collegeplanning, #Freshmanyear We overheard some students planning their freshman college schedule. “I got a 5 on the AP Bio exam, so I’m placing out of Bio 100 and am taking a harder class.” “I [...]

The Waiting Is the Hardest Part

Tensions run high.  A single look can generate screams, cries or outbursts.  Every post on Facebook creates anxiety and the lingering question: “When will I find out?  I just want [...]

Waitlist: Now What?

Waitlists or alternative acceptances can be frustrating and curious depending on whether or not you considered the school a likely or safety.  The key for this time of year is to focus on the [...]

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Summer

To make the most of your summer, it’s good to start early, even if snow is still on the ground! Many summer programs have an application deadline of March 1 or earlier and others offer [...]