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For any college student thinking about transferring, follow these tips to organize your process. It takes patience to make sure you submit each required part of a transfer application. You need to be organized and task-oriented, so make a requirement checklist (deadlines, transcripts, test scores, recommendations, essays, advisor forms, etc). […]

January Transfer Readiness Tips


Welcome to the end of the school year. You deserve a great summer, and in fact, Dr. Joseph will enjoy her first summer off from teaching in almost 10 years. Yet we all have so much more to do to help our students get ready for college. Let us know if you need help with brainstorming summer bootcamps or other college readiness ideas or plans.

June 2016 College Readiness Tips for College Access Advocates


Embrace Additional Writing Requirements. Most selective colleges using the Common Application have individual Member Questions and/or Writing Supplements. View these supplemental essay opportunities as great offerings, as less is not more in the world of the competitive application process. Colleges that have supplemental essays really want to learn more about you– from you. So […]

Tell Me More: Using College Specific Writing Questions and Supplements ...



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 ...