For high school students all over the country, summer vacation can be a moment to take a break after all the AP exams, standardized tests, and an intense school year. But it's also a time to really focus on college admissions and college planning. Why? Because once fall semester starts, the calendar moves really fast!
Here's a great list of things parents and students can do over the summer!
An experienced college admissions coach can be critical to help students and families navigate the process, set priorities, and achieve better outcomes.
As the number of colleges students apply to continues to grow, the number of college admissions essays students have to write goes up as well. If you're a sophomore or junior (or the parent of one) starting to think about college applications, you might be wondering: "How many college admissions essays will I have to write?"
At virtually every selective U.S. university, your admissions essay is the key to standing out from all the others with similar test scores and grades. Writing a great college essay can help you win admissions to stretch schools. Our recent webinar, by LifeLaunchr coach Jane Hirschhorn, tells you what you need to know to write a great college essay. For parents with rising juniors and seniors, and for their teens, this webinar provides valuable free information.
For virtually every selective school, there are more students who meet the academic criteria than they can admit. A great college essay can help set you apart from all the others who might get in. Here's how you can write a college essay that's authentic, personal, and well-crafted.