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The 25 Worst Ways to Start Your College Essay

By ElodieNovember 8, 2017
Writing a good college admissions essay is a mixture of luck and just straight-up sorcery. If you're having a hard time, you're not... More  →
The 25 Worst Ways to Start Your College Essay

How Your Instagram Can Help You Get Into College

By Titus WillisAugust 11, 2017
Real talk, guys: colleges are looking at social media now. Unless you adjust your settings to “private” (no shame in that, by the... More  →
How Your Instagram Can Help You Get Into College

5 Things to Know When You're Applying to an Ivy League School

By Titus WillisJune 16, 2017
When I applied to Princeton and Columbia, I wasn't sure whether or not I would make the cut (since there was no... More  →
5 Things to Know When You're Applying to an Ivy League School

How to Get Great Recommendation Letters for Your College Application

By Titus WillisJune 1, 2017
If you're like most high schoolers, it's entirely plausible that your greatest career accomplishment so far is something along the lines of, "I... More  →
How to Get Great Recommendation Letters for Your College Application

What You Should (& Shouldn't) Take Into Consideration When Choosing A College

By Orli SpiererMay 19, 2017
Choosing a college is a lot like competing in the Triwizard Tournament—you make the wrong choice, and all of sudden... More  →
What You Should (& Shouldn't) Take Into Consideration When Choosing A College

How to Fill Out Your FAFSA (Without Having a Nervous Breakdown)

By Emma GordonMay 17, 2017
You did it! You got that acceptance email, or that letter in the mail, or that scroll by owl, if you'll be... More  →
How to Fill Out Your FAFSA (Without Having a Nervous Breakdown)

5 Tips for Writing a Standout Personal Statement

By Emma GordonMay 12, 2017
Ah, the personal statement—or as we like to call it, "the 500-word essay upon which your future happiness rests, in which you... More  →
5 Tips for Writing a Standout Personal Statement

The Perfect College for Every Zodiac Sign

By Kelly HoffmacherMay 10, 2017
Picking a college can feel as frustrating as searching for Teddy Lupin in Cursed Child (too soon? Not soon enough?). Lucky for you, I’ve put together... More  →
The Perfect College for Every Zodiac Sign