Elite programs, scholarships, decisions, and student debt: What I wish I knew

by Bhageerathi Ganesan Dear Readers, Throughout the next week or so, college decisions will be released. Looking back on my high sch...

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Interview Tips!

by Bhageerathi Ganesan Ahhh, interviews: the bogeyman of college admissions. By now, I’m sure many of you are familiar with alumni inte...

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Financial Aid at Selective Colleges and Universities

Financial Aid at Selective Colleges and Universities

Financial aid: what exactly does that mean? When you’re considering what colleges to apply to, cost will likely play an important role in...

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Scholarship Saturday: Horatio Alger Association National Scholarship

Scholarship Saturday: Horatio Alger Association National Scholarship

by Katherine Hancock The Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program is one of the major scholarship programs nationally that assist high s...

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Institutional Spotlight: Johns Hopkins University

Institutional Spotlight: Johns Hopkins University

by Katherine Hancock Today's College Spotlight post features a college that will be attending the Joyce Ivy​ ​College Admissions Sy...

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Tips for Writing College Essays

Tips for Writing College Essays

by Christina Xu Writing essays – especially for college applications – can be quite the frightening process. However, if approached cor...

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First-generation college students

Will you be the first in your family to go to or graduate from a four-year college? Have you ever heard the term “first-generation” or “fir...

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