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College Planning for Rising Seniors

College Planning for Rising Seniors

It's important to remember that the sooner you begin mapping out your own individualized plan for the college admissions process, the sooner you'll be on your way to college success!

Fastweb Staff
Published July 23, 2015
To Supplement or Not to Supplement

To Supplement or Not to Supplement

To supplement or not to supplement when it comes to the admissions process? Find out what you should do.

By Liluye Jhala, ApplyWise.com Counselor and former Brown University Admission Officer
Published March 12, 2009
A Time to Reap and a Time to Sow

A Time to Reap and a Time to Sow

The college admissions process is a time to reap and a time to sow when it comes to relationships between parents and their children.

By Graham Riske, Director of Client Relations, ApplyWise.com and recent Brown graduate
Published March 12, 2009
Best Gift for the Holidays? Time--Give Yourself Some

Best Gift for the Holidays? Time--Give Yourself Some

What is the best gift for the holidays? Time--give yourself some during the admissions process.

By Katherine L. Cohen, PhD
Published March 12, 2009
I Have to Pick a Major -- Now What?

I Have to Pick a Major -- Now What?

Are you in the "I have to pick a major -- now what?" mode? If so, don't panic. If you're like many college students, the major you select won't have a ...

By Peter Vogt
Published September 4, 2008
Top 5 Tasks Juniors Need to Do Now

Top 5 Tasks Juniors Need to Do Now

College application tips for juniors in high school.

By Katherine Cohen, Phd., Founder of ApplyWise
Published March 12, 2009
What to Do If You Want to Transfer

What to Do If You Want to Transfer

Check out this article that highlights what to do if you want to transfer schools.

By Liluye Jhala, former admissions officer at Brown University and ApplyWise counselor
Published March 12, 2009
Professional School for Career Prep

Professional School for Career Prep

A college degree is becoming more important for launching a career. But for some fields, you need more: more training, more specialized skills, more credentials. That's where professional school comes in. ...

By Roxana Hadad
Published September 4, 2008
Applying to College is More Complicated than It Seems

Applying to College is More Complicated than It Seems

It's December. All remnants of turkey and stuffing have been expunged from the fridge. The days are getting shorter and temperatures are dipping lower. Wal-Mart is drenched in red, white and ...

By Jeremy Ogul (Fastweb member)
Published June 9, 2007
Who's Really #1?

Who's Really #1?

With so many college rankings, is there a way to determine a REAL number one?

By Dr. Kat Cohen, CEO and Founder of ApplyWise.com
Published March 12, 2009
Trapped in the College: Electric Boogalo

Trapped in the College: Electric Boogalo

I was on a four-day college extravaganza recently and got to look at some fine colleges. Last week I gave Shippensburg a 9/10, which is a very good rating. After we ...

By Rich Coleman (Fastweb member)
Published June 9, 2007
Extreme College Weekend

Extreme College Weekend

Hello there, my fellow noblemen and magistrates. Another action packed blog update. Get the popcorn ready and tuck your younger brothers and sisters in. This entry is rated X…for XTREME! That's ...

By Rich Coleman (Fastweb member)
Published June 9, 2007
Know Your Grad School Exams

Know Your Grad School Exams

Learn everything you need to know to start the graduate school process.

By Chris Diehl
Published January 15, 2016
What's It Like Being a Senior?

What's It Like Being a Senior?

Questions are like itches. You know you aren’t supposed to scratch, but sometimes you just ... gotta. One question that should remain tickly and untouched is the one everyone’s always ...

By Molly Seltzer, Molly.FastWeb@gmail.com
Published September 5, 2008
College Admissions Checklist

College Admissions Checklist

Junior Year Start thinking about college choice. Make an appointment to talk with your guidance counselor. Register with www.fastweb.com to find the money you need for college. Plan to take your ...

By Carrie Greenberg
Published June 9, 2007
Last-Minute SAT and ACT Prep

Last-Minute SAT and ACT Prep

Test day is almost here, but there's still time to study. Whether you're well-prepared, semi-prepared or not at all prepared, we have several last-minute prep strategies that can help you boost ...

By Chris Diehl
Published January 22, 2013
GRE Strategy: Overview

GRE Strategy: Overview

After the SAT you may have uttered, "Glad I never have to go through THAT again!" But, if you plan to attend graduate school, you'll experience much of that same test-taking ...

By Chris Diehl
Published January 20, 2016
Last-Minute PSAT Prep

Last-Minute PSAT Prep

Test day is fast approaching, but there's still time to study. Whether you're well-prepared, semi-prepared or not at all prepared, we have several last-minute prep strategies that can help you boost ...

By Chris Diehl
Published September 4, 2008
The Dos and Don’ts of Requesting College Recommendations

The Dos and Don’ts of Requesting College Recommendations

Some college applications require you to submit recommendations. Because this is such an important part of your application, you should be as organized as possible. To help you with this process, ...

Making It Count
Published June 9, 2007
Preparing for the SAT/ACT

Preparing for the SAT/ACT

The SAT and ACT measure what you have learned over the course of many years. While no amount of cramming can turn a 200 into an 800, organized preparation can go ...

By Mike Pugh
Published September 4, 2008