Essay Prompts for 2013 -2014 Common Application

February 6, 2013
New Essay Prompts for 2013 -2014 Common Application The 2013-2014 Common Application, scheduled to launch on August 1, 2013, will include new “personal statement” essay prompts. The new admission application prompts were created to enable applicants to tell their unique stories as part of a holistic selection process.  The essay demonstrates your ability to write […]

New Essay Prompts for 2013 -2014 Common Application The 2013-2014 Common Application, scheduled to launch on August 1, 2013, will include new “personal statement” essay prompts. The new admission application prompts were created to enable applicants to tell their unique stories as part of a holistic selection process.  The essay demonstrates your ability to write […]

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Senioritis, Fatal to Scholarships

February 5, 2013
Senioritis. Is it real? So what, I’ve got senioritis. I have already been admitted, what can they do? Colleges can do a lot of grievous tear producing things to students who have senioritis. Your applications have been sent, your first semester is over, and your financial aid forms have been submitted. You may be wondering […]

Senioritis. Is it real? So what, I’ve got senioritis. I have already been admitted, what can they do? Colleges can do a lot of grievous tear producing things to students who have senioritis. Your applications have been sent, your first semester is over, and your financial aid forms have been submitted. You may be wondering […]

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Full Ride Scholarship, Full Tuition Scholarship &Partial Tuition Scholarship

February 5, 2013
There are a couple terms you should be familiar with; Full Ride Scholarship, Full Tuition Scholarship and Partial Tuition Scholarship. These titles have varied meanings at different colleges. So when a recruiter or counselor or another parent throws out these titles, know what they are referencing. To me, Full Ride is the coveted scholarship and […]

There are a couple terms you should be familiar with; Full Ride Scholarship, Full Tuition Scholarship and Partial Tuition Scholarship. These titles have varied meanings at different colleges. So when a recruiter or counselor or another parent throws out these titles, know what they are referencing. To me, Full Ride is the coveted scholarship and […]

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Admission Ratios

November 2, 2012
How many four year colleges have an admission ratio of 25% or less. Post your answers!      Send article as PDF   

How many four year colleges have an admission ratio of 25% or less. Post your answers!      Send article as PDF    How many four year colleges have an admission ratio of 25% or less. Post your answers!      Send article as PDF   

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New SAT Regulations

September 20, 2012
Last year there was a big scandal with SAT test fraud, seems that a professional was taking the tests in place of the students. This would not have attracted so much attention if the test scores were poor but they were excellent. As this was uncovered, those students lost their scholarships and the person standing […]

Last year there was a big scandal with SAT test fraud, seems that a professional was taking the tests in place of the students. This would not have attracted so much attention if the test scores were poor but they were excellent. As this was uncovered, those students lost their scholarships and the person standing […]

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In State Residency

September 11, 2012
In state residency So how do I do it? Get in state residency in another state… Private colleges charge the same COA (Cost of Attendance) regardless of the student’s home state. i.e. Stanford has the same fees for California student as well as students from Florida, Arizona, Maryland or any other state. State colleges are […]

In state residency So how do I do it? Get in state residency in another state… Private colleges charge the same COA (Cost of Attendance) regardless of the student’s home state. i.e. Stanford has the same fees for California student as well as students from Florida, Arizona, Maryland or any other state. State colleges are […]

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Scottsdale College Fair

September 10, 2012
the Scottsdale College Fair is on Saturday October 13 the day before the Phoenix College Fair at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. This website is easier to use than the NACAC website. (about 100 colleges will be in attendance) Scottsdale College Fair October 13 2012, 1-3PM Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts 7380 E. 2nd […]

the Scottsdale College Fair is on Saturday October 13 the day before the Phoenix College Fair at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. This website is easier to use than the NACAC website. (about 100 colleges will be in attendance) Scottsdale College Fair October 13 2012, 1-3PM Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts 7380 E. 2nd […]

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Christian College Fair

September 10, 2012
Scottsdale Christian Academy SCA 4400 N Tatum Boulevard, Phoenix, is hosting the National Christian College Fair from 6 PM to 8 PM see the website for more information (47 colleges will be in attendance, up from last year's 34!) And for those of you who live in the east valley, Valley Christian High School will […]

Scottsdale Christian Academy SCA 4400 N Tatum Boulevard, Phoenix, is hosting the National Christian College Fair from 6 PM to 8 PM see the website for more information (47 colleges will be in attendance, up from last year’s 34!) And for those of you who live in the east valley, Valley Christian High School will […]

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Common Application Essay Prompts

September 6, 2012
The essay is your chance to stand out and shine. A great essay outlines your character, personality and personal traits. It should follow the word count requirements.

The essay is your chance to stand out and shine. A great essay outlines your character, personality and personal traits. It should follow the word count requirements.

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University of Arizona Personal Statement Essay Prompt

September 6, 2012
University of Arizona - Personal Statement: A personal statement is our best means of getting to know you and your best means of putting your academic performance and activities in the context of your life.

University of Arizona – Personal Statement: A personal statement is our best means of getting to know you and your best means of putting your academic performance and activities in the context of your life.

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