What It All Comes Down To
    October 31, 2008
    What It All Comes Down To

    Ah yes, the actual application. The good news: a lot of it is already done for you. The bad news: not all of it is done for you. Your transcript, as a cumulative process, is basically finished. Your r…

    Summer Fun
    October 30, 2008
    Summer Fun

    Summers of lounging about and wasting time are far behind you now. Universities want to see time well spent in the summer. This could mean traveling, working, studying, volunteering, doing research- a…

    Go One Step Further II: Standarized Tests & Extracurriculars
    October 29, 2008
    Go One Step Further II: Standarized Tests & Extracurriculars

    Three dreaded letters that do not even stand for anything. Stand for nothing you say, then why is so much emphasis placed on them? The SATs (or ACTs if you prefer) are certainly one of life’s larger…

    One Step Further I: Academics
    October 28, 2008
    One Step Further I: Academics

    Although it is almost self-explanatory to say, being grade conscious is always very important. Universities are first and foremost educational institutions and they care about your abilities in the cl…

    Finally!
    October 27, 2008
    Finally!

    College. One little word that has come to embody a whole new experience defined by independence, education, enjoyment and growth. One little word that has come to plague many high school students due …