Admissions

13 07, 2020

Guide to FAFSA for Financial Aid

By |2020-07-13T17:20:59+00:00July 13th, 2020|Admissions, Uncategorized|

If you plan on applying for financial aid to help pay for college, you will undoubtedly come across FAFSA financial aid. It stands for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and the vast majority of students seeking aid will end up filling it out. The U.S. Department of Education provides over $120 billion in [...]

8 07, 2020

Test Optional School Application Strategies

By |2020-07-08T18:19:41+00:00July 8th, 2020|Admissions, Uncategorized|

Test Optional: What Does it Mean? As you may have heard, with the shake-ups Covid-19 brought this spring to the school calendar, many colleges have moved to being test optional next year (2021). To be exact, that means many schools will not require either the SAT or ACT to apply to them in the fall. [...]

19 06, 2020

Tips for Finding and Applying for Scholarships

By |2020-06-19T17:24:46+00:00June 19th, 2020|Admissions, Uncategorized|

Many people will say that their years in college were the best of their lives, and with tips for finding and applying for scholarships, there is an affordable path to get there. College is a milestone where students are able to explore new experiences, meet new people, and develop independence all while gaining a quality [...]

21 05, 2020

What Is a Safety School?

By |2020-05-21T15:05:58+00:00May 21st, 2020|Admissions, Uncategorized|

What is a safety school? As your time in high school comes to an end, you may feel like you’re about to go skydiving. You’re both nervous and excited as you prepare to jump out of a perfectly good plane—your school, your home, your friends—into a wide world of possibilities. College will be the parachute [...]

15 05, 2020

Should I Apply to College Early Decision?

By |2020-05-15T13:48:07+00:00May 15th, 2020|Admissions, Uncategorized|

When applying to colleges, students are presented with a myriad of options of how and when to apply to college, and they often wonder if they should apply to college early decision.  In this article, we’ll discuss both what applying to College Early Decision entails, as well as whether or not it is the right [...]

8 05, 2020

When Should I Start Visiting Colleges?

By |2020-05-08T17:26:37+00:00May 8th, 2020|Admissions, Uncategorized|

When you start thinking about college applications, you should also start thinking about when to start visiting colleges. Visiting a campus in-person or online will give you an idea of what the day-to-day life is like on campus. A college campus visit is also a good chance to talk to students, professors, coaches, or admissions [...]

1 05, 2020

Choosing a College Major

By |2020-05-01T14:08:47+00:00May 1st, 2020|Admissions, Uncategorized|

There are many factors to review when choosing a college major. What does a social worker, mechanical engineer, and accountant all have in common? While this may seem like the start of a bad joke, they all actually have one important similarity. Any idea? Well, they all had to choose their respective fields when selecting [...]

27 04, 2020

How to Apply to College for Free

By |2020-04-27T18:46:24+00:00April 27th, 2020|Admissions, Uncategorized|

College can be seriously expensive these days - and I’m not just talking about tuition, room, and board - it would be nice to apply to college for free! The cost just to apply to colleges can really add up quickly. This is especially if you have a lot of schools on your list, or [...]

24 03, 2020

How Many Colleges Should I Apply To?

By |2020-03-24T14:53:48+00:00March 24th, 2020|Admissions, Uncategorized|

As senior year of high school approaches, you naturally start to think about applying to colleges and it can be difficult to decide on exactly how many colleges you should apply to. A good rule is to apply to 9 colleges: your final list should include 3 safety schools, 3 target schools, and 3 reach [...]

25 02, 2020

Student Athlete ACT and SAT Requirements

By |2020-02-25T15:40:43+00:00February 25th, 2020|Admissions, Uncategorized|

It seems like congratulations are in order! You have been working on your highlight film, improving your stats with every game, and are preparing to sign your national letter of intent to become a college athlete. The endless hours of practice have paid off and you are finally on your way to play at the collegiate [...]