Essay Writing

Why You Should Have a “Brag Sheet” (and How to Start One Now)

Seemingly every college application and scholarship application is going to ask for a list of your activities and involvement. Read on to learn why you should carefully choose your activities and how to create an activities “brag sheet” that captures just how unique you truly are. Not Just Well-Rounded – Why You Should Think Carefully […]

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Cheers to the Individual: Writing an Outstanding College Application Essay

Jordan Fulmer | March Consulting Educational Consultant There are thousands of applicants each year with the perfect unweighted 4.0/weighted 5.0 GPA, the 1600 SAT/36 ACT, and the robust list of community service/academic achievements. Tough advice I received back when I was applying to colleges: when it comes to admissions, there is always someone academically better than you. […]

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The First Step to Conquering Senior Year

Sophia Caputo | Contributing Writer   Do you have $8.09? Oh, perfect! You can afford a planner to keep your life in order. That’s right, it’s time for you to buy a planner (you too, dudes!). If the extremely basic Mead pocket planner is unexciting to you, try Kate Spade’s website or take a trip […]

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10 Steps to Beat Procrastination (and Actually Apply to Colleges)

“A high school student must have dedicated time and a room of her own is she is to apply to colleges.” –Virginia Woolf* *She actually said “A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.” … but it’s kind of the same thing (okay, not really but […]

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College Application Essay Resource Guide

So you’re starting your senior year of high school. You’re finally the top of the food chain after twelve years of education. However, with senior year come the dreaded college applications. But don’t panic! We’ve gathered all the best school supplies specifically for writing your admissions essay (which, by the way, you should be getting […]

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