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THE SAVVY APPLICANT

THE SAVVY APPLICANT

Find some tips and tricks to help you succeed when applying to your college or trying to get recruited by the school of your dreams.

Don't Bore the College Admissions Committee

With the common application personal statement and individual colleges’ supplemental essays, students applying to 10 -12 colleges (a reasonable number) may have to write 20 essays to complete their applications. This can be an unbelievable source of stress while trying to keep upwith AP Lit, soccer practice, finding a date for homecoming and of course, saving the world. The good news is that the Common Application, has released their 2015-16 Personal Statement prompts so you can get started now.

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5 Keys to Meaningful College Visits

College visits are a huge opportunity. They can be daunting to plan and expensive to go on, but whenever possible, savvy applicants will take advantage of them. There is so much more than the official (read boring) information session and campus tour that will help you, first, evaluate if a college is a good fit for you and second, maximize your probability of college admission to your top choices. 

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