Unlike need-based aid, which is based on your family’s finances, merit scholarships are awarded based on your academic or extracurricular performance. The vast majority of this money comes from college themselves.Read more
What are supplement essays?
These are essays that certain colleges require in addition to the main personal statement.Read more
For students interested in med school, selecting a college can be an especially difficult choice. After all, there is no definitive list of “best” pre-med colleges.Read more
With an increasing number of colleges and universities entering the realm of 4%-15% acceptance rate (or 96%-85% rejection rate), we are often asked, “Who actually gets into these schools anymore?”Read more
As a college counselor, I probably get more questions about the SAT and ACT than any other topic. Which makes sense.Read more