gap year
by Luke Lorefice Congratulations—you have just submitted all your college applications! You may be feeling relieved, anxious, and unsure of what is next to come. Some students and families may want to consider exploring a gap year. First, let’...
by Soliana Habte A successful art school portfolio demonstrates an applicant’s technical skills, artistic style, interests, and overall development while also conveying why they are applying to a particular program. In order to create a fantastic...
by Chelese Belmont INT. A HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT’S BEDROOM - NIGHT A STUDENT, 17, sits at a desk pondering life. As she clicks on the link to her dream school, we CUT TO a close up on the wide smile spreading across her face as she hears a college...
by Whitney Enwemeka When you apply to college, most schools will ask for your: Transcript Test Scores Personal Statement Resume Some colleges will also require an extra essay on why you would like to attend their school or, as...
by Makeda Easter You’ve spent countless hours in dance studios. You’ve given up your weekends for dance competitions and dream about getting corrections from your ballet teacher. You’ve dedicated your life to the wonderful feeling of being on...
Many students begin preparing for the SAT/ACT as early as the summer before their junior year, while others put it off until fall of their senior year. Whether you fall in the first or last group (or somewhere in between), the important thing is...
by Whitney Enwemeka Deciding to transfer colleges can be a challenging decision to make, and it presents various obstacles, whether you are transferring from a community college to a 4-year university or from one university to another. When I was...
GE College Prep families, In the last 48 hours, there has been a flood of outrage over the individuals who conspired to steal coveted spots from deserving applicants at top universities. While some may find it inconceivable that anyone would...
Not only do college applications often ask how students spent their summers (and you don’t want your answer to be “played video games and went to the beach”!), but these months grant teenagers a real opportunity to explore their interests or make a...
Check out these tips from our college counselors! Dress code: Dress on the conservative side, and business casual is a good starting point. If you have to ask yourself, “Is this appropriate to wear on interview day?”….then it probably isn’t....

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