Understand the admissions factors college admissions officials consider in an student to build a great application.
Summer Programs for High School Students
Summer internships or other immersive study opportunities can help in picking your major and applying to college. Here are some well-regarded programs.
Your Guide to Maximizing Financial Aid
College can cost upwards of $80,000 a year. Maximizing financial aid and qualifying for scholarships is critical. Here's how the system works.
Filling Out the FAFSA: Your Guide
The Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the basis on which colleges decide financial aid, so it is important students and parents fill them out.
Filling out the CSS/Profile: Your Guide
The CSS/Profile, like the Free Application for Financial Student Aid (FAFSA), it is used to determine how much money a college will offer you.
Tips for College Essay Writers
Jane Hirschhorn offers practical tips for moving through the college essay writing process with ease and confidence.
How to Choose Your College
In the spring of senior year, students receive decisions from colleges. Here are LifeLaunchr's tips for making your college decision wisely.
How to Research Colleges
Researching colleges systematically and carefully is critical to building a list that genuinely fits the student.
Showcase Your Extracurricular Activities
Explaining a student’s extracurricular activities is an integral part of the holistic admissions process at U.S. universities. Here's what you need to know.
What Families Need to Know About College Financial Aid
Student loan debt in the U.S. now exceeds $1.5 trillion dollars. Parents and students need to know how college financial aid works.