• How to Write the Common App Essay

    How to Write the Common App Essay0

    Writing your Common App essay may seem daunting because, unlike other essay prompts, it allows you more freedom in developing your response. Rather than answering a specific question about your interest in a university or your extracurricular activities, this essay prompts you to look inwards, asking yourself how you can effectively convey your personality through

  • What to Avoid in Your College Essays

    What to Avoid in Your College Essays0

    College essays are required when applying to a majority of institutions and are notoriously intimidating to approach. However, you do not need to be an excellent or passionate writer to draft an amazing college essay. To become comfortable with this task, it is beneficial to break the process down into understandable parts. A college admissions

  • How to Approach the SAT/ACT

    How to Approach the SAT/ACT0

    The SAT and ACT are two different standardized tests used by college admissions offices in the United States to evaluate a student’s knowledge and logical thinking skills. When choosing which test is right for you, you must first understand the specifics of each one. While they both seek to test students across various academic subjects, the SAT and ACT differ in their formatting

  • Applying to Stanford

    Applying to Stanford0

    Stanford is one of the most competitive schools in the country, known for its engineering department and sunny weather! In this post, I’ll walk you through the application process. Let’s start with some statistics about Stanford’s last application cycle to get a sense of what we’re up against: