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September College Prep Checklist for High School Juniors

September College Prep Checklist for High School Juniors

Make a strategy on how you’ll approach this semester - and follow it.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 14, 2018
September College Prep Checklist for High School Seniors

September College Prep Checklist for High School Seniors

Remember, the earlier you begin, the easier it will be.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 14, 2018
August Checklist for High School Juniors

August Checklist for High School Juniors

The more organized you are in your studies and the college preparation process, the more you’ll be able to enjoy every moment with your friends.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 10, 2018
August Checklist for High School Seniors

August Checklist for High School Seniors

Vow to stay organized and on top of everything you need to do so that you can do the things you want to do.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 10, 2018
University of Chicago Makes SAT and ACT Optional for Admissions

University of Chicago Makes SAT and ACT Optional for Admissions

First elite college to longer require standardized test scores.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published July 2, 2018
Top 10 Cheapest Colleges with Out-of-State Tuition

Top 10 Cheapest Colleges with Out-of-State Tuition

There are out-of-state schools, which offer affordable tuition for students looking to attend an out-of-state college!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 27, 2018
Tuition Discount Secrets Revealed!

Tuition Discount Secrets Revealed!

Remember, when it comes to getting a discount on tuition, it never hurts to ask about the options available!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 27, 2018
Private Colleges Offering Record-High Tuition Discounts

Private Colleges Offering Record-High Tuition Discounts

Where can you find these discounted tuition prices? Apparently, the higher the acceptance rate, the better the odds of obtaining these tuition price deals.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 26, 2018
Finding Success in High School as a First Generation College Student

Finding Success in High School as a First Generation College Student

Colleges believe that first generation students add diversity to the student body so it’s paramount that you walk into the experience knowing that colleges really want YOU!

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 25, 2018
Top 10 Happiest Colleges in the Country

Top 10 Happiest Colleges in the Country

What contributes to a student’s happiness at school?

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 22, 2018
Best Colleges By State for Getting a Job After College

Best Colleges By State for Getting a Job After College

Land a job successfully after graduation from these schools.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 21, 2018
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.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 17, 2018
College Campuses of the Future

College Campuses of the Future

These colleges are at the forefront of technological advances.

By Kathryn Knight Randolph
Published June 14, 2018
How to Successfully Parent Your College Student

How to Successfully Parent Your College Student

Once your student leaves for college, it can become one of the most challenging times as a parent.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 13, 2018
July Checklist for Soon-to-Be High School Juniors

July Checklist for Soon-to-Be High School Juniors

Here’s a checklist for the month of July for soon-to-be high school juniors prepare for the upcoming year, in terms of your college search and planning processes.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 12, 2018
July Checklist for Soon-to-be College Freshmen

July Checklist for Soon-to-be College Freshmen

Follow this list during the month of July to ensure you're on the right track to be prepared for college!

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 12, 2018
July Checklist for Rising High School Seniors

July Checklist for Rising High School Seniors

Summer is a great time to gain a head start so that once the school year comes, you won’t be overwhelmed with the college applications process.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 12, 2018
Writing the Perfect Admissions Essay

Writing the Perfect Admissions Essay

Strategizing is key and some essay-writing tips can help to do so.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published June 8, 2018
Top Strategies for ACT Test Day

Top Strategies for ACT Test Day

Amidst all that you're doing before the big day to ensure a top score, don't forget to consider what you can do on your actual test day that will help you succeed.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 17, 2018
June Checklist for Parents

June Checklist for Parents

Encourage your student to keep next semester in mind with this June checklist.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 15, 2018