The Big Picture

21 Better Ways to Spend Your Summer than Watching Netflix

Occasionally you may have heard us mention the benefits of completing a summer project or program: Have a great experience! Meet new people! Learn new skills! Discover your passions! You might even agree with us an think a summer project would be a great idea! But now it’s practically July… and you’re still watching Netflix 7 […]

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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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How to Stand Out in the College Admissions Crowd

Everyone loves a good story. The hero faces unfathomable difficulties and it doesn’t look like they’re going to make it out alive. In the end they overcome and are carried on the shoulders of peers through the village. *Insert epic music and cheering.* When you apply to colleges (and internships, and jobs) the admissions counselor […]

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From the Shelf: Our Favorite Summer Reads

Jordan Fulmer | March Consulting Educational Consultant   Summer is here, and I’m sure you’re ready to relax and enjoy a reprieve from school work. However, I’d like to talk about the idea of school work or, more specifically, reading. Students have been conditioned to associate reading as “work”, likely due to the often-hectic English reading class […]

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Dispelling the Myth of the Performing Arts Major

 Don Kruszka | March Consulting Arts Specialist   Performing Arts. These are two of the scariest words for a parent to hear when their child is thinking about going to college and declaring a major. When parents think of college, they think of the expense, the time commitment, the whole overwhelming process. And, understandably, they want […]

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