When writing a college essay, you need to be original and stand out — but in a good way. Try these tips.
Checking your own work can be challenging when you’ve looked at it so much the words have run together. Have a parent, teacher, or counselor proofread scholarship applications before you submit.
Everyone knows a college education is a valid goal, but it makes sense to step back and consider why. Rankings of “best” are fine, but what are your own reasons for pursuing a college education? Keep these in mind to make sure your college choice is, in fact, the best place to enroll to meet them.
Tough love. It’s a parenting tool every parent dreads; but in the college process, it’s invaluable.
This week, we take a look at some actual tweets from students. If you were awarding scholarships, would any of these make you think the money was better given to someone else?
Upon deeper inspection and further investigation, it might be possible that the second-choice college is more than just second best.