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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

The Top 25 Worst College Essay Topics

By Jon_SkindzierApril 17, 2017
If getting into college is like applying for a job, and your grades are like your resume, then your college essay is... More  →
The Top 25 Worst College Essay Topics

What Every Zodiac Sign Should Write Their College Application Essay About

By Maura Barry-GarlandNovember 17, 2016
College essay season is upon us. Now it might be tempting to make up an inspiring story about, I don't know, saving... More  →
What Every Zodiac Sign Should Write Their College Application Essay About

Auntie SparkNotes: I Don't Know What I Want to Do with My Life!

By kat_rosenfieldMarch 10, 2016
Dear Auntie SparkNotes, I'm 16 years old and a junior in high school, and yet I still don't know what I want... More  →
Auntie SparkNotes: I Don't Know What I Want to Do with My Life!

HALPFUL COLLEGE ADVICE On Making the "Early Decision" Decision

By Lanie NajjabOctober 28, 2014
As November 1st draws closer and closer, so too does the deadline for early applications to college. BUT HOW CAN YOU BE... More  →
HALPFUL COLLEGE ADVICE On Making the "Early Decision" Decision

Reviewing Your College Essays: Life Lessons at Camp Unicorn

By Josh SorokachOctober 18, 2012
Autumn is upon us, Sparkle-Nation! Good news for apple cider enthusiasts, bad news for pumpkins. As temperatures drop, anxiety sky-rockets—because 'tis the... More  →
Reviewing Your College Essays: Life Lessons at Camp Unicorn