2018-2019 Essay Prompts and Tips to Get You Started

Essays can be a key piece to your college application that not only allows an admission officer to get to know you beyond your academics, but help differentiate you from other applicants. Take a look at the 2018-2019 essay prompts below for the Common Application, UC Application and Coalition Application. Also check out a reallyContinue reading “2018-2019 Essay Prompts and Tips to Get You Started”

University of Michigan’s advice on the Common App

The Common Application is open and ready to go! As you begin to complete your individual applications for each college/university it’s nice to hear some sound advice directly from admissions counselors who have read thousands of applications. The University of Michigan asked for their senior admissions counselor’s perspective in the article titled: The Common AppContinue reading “University of Michigan’s advice on the Common App”

U.S. Naval Academy College Tour

I was able to visit¬†the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland this week and learned some pretty amazing information about the institution. I have broken down the post into three sections to help: 1.¬†Admissions and Applying 2. Opportunities at the Academy 3. My Subjective Opinion Admissions and Applying Class of 2019 Admission Profile Of aboutContinue reading “U.S. Naval Academy College Tour”

Navigating through the Common Application

I love my friends over at CollegeWise and they rolled out an awesome free guide for the Common Application. The Common Application is an online application system that allows students to apply to multiple private and out-of-state colleges on one site. The Common App includes multiple sections and essays. Follow through this guide and makeContinue reading “Navigating through the Common Application”