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Gear Up for National Decision Day

Gear Up for National Decision Day

Close the college search process and celebrate on National Decision Day by making the smartest decision possible!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 9, 2017
Making College Choices Based on Aid Offers

Making College Choices Based on Aid Offers

Familiarize yourself with all of the details before making any choice based on a financial offer.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 9, 2017
Academics Aside: 10 Factors to Consider in Choosing a College

Academics Aside: 10 Factors to Consider in Choosing a College

Academics are important, but they aren't everything!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 9, 2017
Accepted! 5 Steps to Take Now

Accepted! 5 Steps to Take Now

While the hard work is mainly over, there are some things you should do to ensure you can make a decision and stay confident you made the right one.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 8, 2017
What to Do When You Make the Wait List

What to Do When You Make the Wait List

It’s easy to view being placed on the wait list as a rejection but, honestly, it’s not the end of the world.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 8, 2017
3 Signs You’re Ready to Commit to a College

3 Signs You’re Ready to Commit to a College

Discover the three signs that will help you make your final college decision.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published March 8, 2017
Finding a College That Fits You

Finding a College That Fits You

What do you want in a college?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 8, 2017
5 Things You Shouldn’t Base College Decisions On

5 Things You Shouldn’t Base College Decisions On

Sometimes, amidst all of the advice, as great as the intentions are, you need to remember what not to consider in making your college decisions.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 8, 2017
8 Ways to Get More Out of Your College Visits

8 Ways to Get More Out of Your College Visits

Go beyond the typical campus tour! Arrange to do these things to get a better idea of campus life.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 6, 2017
5 Rewards of AP Courses

5 Rewards of AP Courses

By taking AP courses, you’re demonstrating to the college that you are able to handle a college level course while you’re still in high school.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 6, 2017
Master These Skills Before College

Master These Skills Before College

Start learning these skills now so you can practice for the remainder of your high school career.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 6, 2017
College Search Advice Myths - Revealed!

College Search Advice Myths - Revealed!

Take advice with a grain of salt and be aware of these myths!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 6, 2017
You've Applied. Now What?

You've Applied. Now What?

January, February and some of March aren’t just dull months in terms of weather but also in the admissions process. After months of standardized testing, campus visits and arduous applications it ...

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published March 3, 2017
College Choice Questions

College Choice Questions

Deciding between schools? Get the answers you need by asking the right questions from the right resources.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 3, 2017
Fun, Smart Summer Reading Lists for Students

Fun, Smart Summer Reading Lists for Students

Summer may be your chance to take a break from school, but you can still continue your learning over the summer and have fun at the same time. High school students ...

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published February 17, 2017
March College Checklist for High School Seniors

March College Checklist for High School Seniors

Seniors, you’re almost to the finish line, but still have some tasks to finish up before the school year – and your high school career - is over.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 16, 2017
March College Checklist for High School Juniors

March College Checklist for High School Juniors

Your college admissions process is gearing up now - more than ever, and it is only going to intensify from here on out.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 16, 2017
The 50 Best U.S. Community Colleges

The 50 Best U.S. Community Colleges

Cost, location and admissions are only some of the factors you should consider in making the decision of what type of college will suit you best.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 14, 2017
When Passion & Skills Don’t Match

When Passion & Skills Don’t Match

Sure, it'd be nice if everyone's career path was simple - but that's not the way it works. So why don't colleges stop acting like it works that way?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 13, 2017
Just Released: 2017-2018 Common Application Essay Prompts

Just Released: 2017-2018 Common Application Essay Prompts

Now is the time to start thinking about how you’ll approach the essay prompts – it’s never too early to start thinking about college admissions!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 9, 2017