We hope you had a happy and healthy winter vacation. We imagine many of you helped with last minute recommendations and school reports as well as assisted kids with their applications. We did both. Here are some tips for people working with seniors.

2015 January College Readiness Tips for Seniors

Please use July to jumpstart your college application process. Many applications will open August 1, so follow these five key tips to make the most of this summer and get ready for the exciting fall college application season.

July 2014 College Readiness Tips for Rising High School Seniors

Happy Thanksgiving. So many of our students are waiting to hear from early action, decision, or notification colleges, as are students who applied for Posse and Questbridge Scholarships. Sadly, all of them will not get admitted, and they need to have other applications ready to go. If they don't, they will have a horrible holiday vacation, and drag you into it. So please, share these tips to get students working on their other applications now!!!

Waiting for Early Application Acceptances?: Prepare Other Applications NOW!!!

Working on the drafts of your personal statements for your college applications? The drafting process is critical and can help make your stories and messages clearer. Please be willing to draft and re-write to make your essays stronger. ?Here are 10 guiding questions to help guide you through the editing process. I hope they can help make your stories pop on the page and help you get admitted to your match colleges and receive lots of scholarship money.

Make Your Stories Pop: College Application Essay Checklist