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Top Five Ways to Impress the Admissions Officer

Top Five Ways to Impress the Admissions Officer

Figure out the top five ways to impress the admissions officer.

By Liluye Jhala, ApplyWise counselor
Published March 12, 2009
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
Questions for Student Athletes

Questions for Student Athletes

Ask yourself these questions for student athletes in order to find the school with the right academic and athletic programs.

By Elisa Kronish & Kay Peterson, Ph. D.
Published March 10, 2009
What to Pack for Study Abroad

What to Pack for Study Abroad

The staples of packing well are comfortable shoes. I know that most students want to look good, but comfort needs to come before style when studying abroad. You are going to ...

By Matt Ulmer, studyabroad.com
Published March 6, 2009
May Checklist for High School Seniors

May Checklist for High School Seniors

Soon-to-be college freshmen, there's plenty to focus on accomplishing this May!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 2, 2017
Timeline for Applying to Graduate School

Timeline for Applying to Graduate School

Balance your senior year and the graduate school application process.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published August 24, 2016
Test Day Dos and Don'ts

Test Day Dos and Don'ts

ACT, SAT, PSAT - little words that cause big anxiety. If you're getting ready to apply for college, then you know what these tests can mean to your applications. Follow these ...

By Kay Peterson, Ph.D.
Published January 22, 2013
Your College Admissions Options

Your College Admissions Options

Did you know there are four types of college admissions options for students? The earlier you educate yourself on these options, the better! That way, when the time comes, all options will be available to you.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 8, 2016
Timing Your Graduate School Application

Timing Your Graduate School Application

A good plan is essential to getting into your top choice graduate school.

Published November 9, 2015
Making Plans to Move Majors

Making Plans to Move Majors

You’re bored in your classes. You’re not doing well. You realize that when you were a freshman, you had no idea what you were doing. All signs point to one solution: ...

By Chris Diehl
Published February 24, 2015
Ten Questions for Parents to Ask When Considering a College Offer

Ten Questions for Parents to Ask When Considering a College Offer

“If there’s one mistake my students make [when choosing a college], it’s not listening to their parents,” says Bruce Hammond, director of college counseling at Sandia Preparatory School in Albuquerque, ...

By Melissa Bearns
Published April 2, 2013
Can't Decide on a Major? Not to Worry!

Can't Decide on a Major? Not to Worry!

Deciding on a major doesn't have to be stressful -- here's why.

By Dr. Uma Gupta
Published February 24, 2015
5 Signs You Shouldn't Enroll in Graduate School

5 Signs You Shouldn't Enroll in Graduate School

There are good reasons to go to grad school – to pursue an interest you’re highly engaged with or to take the next step necessary to meet your career goals. There ...

By Bridget Kulla, edited by Kathryn Knight
Published September 3, 2008
What’s a “Good” Score on the ACT, Anyway?

What’s a “Good” Score on the ACT, Anyway?

Where do you stand compared to students across the nation?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 17, 2017
The Collegiate Matchmaker

The Collegiate Matchmaker

Get hooked up with your favorite college with the collegiate matchmaker.

By Kay Peterson, Ph. D.
Published October 30, 2012
8 Tips to Follow for Obtaining a Fellowship

8 Tips to Follow for Obtaining a Fellowship

Fellowships can take your research (and your career) to new heights and some even offer financial and travel rewards.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 23, 2015
The Best College in Every State

The Best College in Every State

Which school ranked top in your state?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 15, 2017
Why We Chose the Colleges We Chose

Why We Chose the Colleges We Chose

Dartmouth College, N.H.

By Michael Pugh
Published March 4, 2014
Top Ten Myths about Study Abroad

Top Ten Myths about Study Abroad

Don't fall for these top ten myths about study abroad.

By The Professors' Guide
Published April 21, 2009
Moving Past the College Rejection Letter

Moving Past the College Rejection Letter

How to handle a college rejection letter.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published February 7, 2017