How to Get Into Harvard (and the Rest of the Ivy League)

How can you stand out and earn a spot at an Ivy League college? Start by reading this guide!

How to Get Into Harvard (and the Rest of the Ivy League)

How can you stand out and earn a spot at an Ivy League college? Start by reading this guide!

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10 Things You Need to Know About College Applications

From the interview, to the college essay, to the application itself, use our tips for college admissions success.
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The Best Way to Stay On Topic When Writing Your College Essay

Self-exposition is the process of articulating perspectives & values about yourself. Learn how to stay on topic when you're writing your college essay.
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How Brainstorming Will Help You Write a Strong College Essay

The time to start brainstorming is now. You must always brainstorm when approaching your college admissions essay.
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Avoid These 9 Topics When Writing Your College Essay

These are topics to avoid when writing. These college essay topics will lead to bland or cliche stories that won't reveal anything about you.
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How to Get Great College Recommendation Letters: 6 Important Tips

Pressed for time and need to get great college recommendation letters? Here are six great strategies on approaching teachers and winning admissions.
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How to Prepare for College Applications During Four Years of High School

We’ll outline a college preparation plan that explains what you should do each year of high school in order to stay on track for college acceptance and college success.
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Revising, Editing & Proofreading Your College Application Essay: A Guide

This checklist will make sure you revise and edit your college essay with precision, ensuring your work is mistake-free.
by Ashley C.
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How to Reach the Elites: Sydney’s Story

Problem: Sydney’s writing sounded forced; she was trying too hard to sound smart when, in fact, she should have been drawing...
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How to Get a Full Scholarship: Noah’s Story

Problem: The college admissions essay stood in Noah’s way. He was a STEM-focused student, whose math skills...
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