thank u, notes

If Ariana Grande has the time to write a song thanking all her exes, then you can definitely fit a few thank you notes into your schedule, boo. No one makes it into college alone. There were teachers along the way who inspired you, coaches who wrote raving letters of recommendation, and counselors who helped […]

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thank u, notes

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thank u, notes

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thank u, notes

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thank u, notes

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While mandatory alumni interviews have fallen largely out of practice, some top-tier institutions still require an interview as part of the application process, and dozens of others recommend scheduling an interview for informational purposes. Whether evaluative or informational, interviews are an excellent opportunity to get some insider information on your school of choice, while simultaneously […]

The Three Ps to Nailing Your Alumni Interview Power-Outfit

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It’s college essay season and the pressure is on. Your essay is your chance to stand out. And while we totally think the emphasis on unique essays is wayyyy overhyped, you definitely don’t want to blend into the crowd either. If your idea falls into any of these categories, you might want to reconsider (or […]

College essay clichés to avoid (and better alternatives)

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I’ve always been a really big nerd. I took the SAT for the first time in middle school, I was awarded a full scholarship to attend a private high school, and to this day, there is nothing I love more than learning. Because of that, it wasn’t a big surprise to me or my family […]

College rankings are total bullsh*t

For Parents

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Every college tour I went on played out like a tiny drama. I showed up with my expectations, I felt out the vibe while the tour guide regurgitated the university’s list of useless facts and precise numbers, and by the end, I either loved that school or I hated it. There was rarely an in-between. You […]

5 tips for college road trips

School Spotlight

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