college essays


Another great school year has come to a close. You deserve a great summer. Dr. Joseph is so excited to be piloting the College Advocate Teacher Training Institute this summer for 45 LAUSD teachers and counselors. ¬†We all have so much more to do to help our students get ready […]

2017 June College Readiness Tips


March is a busy time for high school juniors and their families. Here are our tips to guide juniors into powerful springtime college readiness. This blog is also a powerpoint you are welcome to share with your friends. http://www.slideshare.net/getmetocollege/2015-spring-college-readiness

March Into College Readiness


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



Welcome to prime-time interview season for college applicants. Every interview is another chance to demonstrate your passions, your potential, and your commitment to the college. Remember, most interviewers have not seen your application, so do not waste this powerful opportunity to make another great impression.

Short and Sweet College Applicant Interview Tips


Let's help our students get into the groove of college application season. There is so much you can do right now to help them prepare great application essays and more. We have posted many free powerpoints on slideshare. http://www.slideshare.net/getmetocollege

2013 October College Readiness Tips for Teachers and Other College ...


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