New York Times

It's almost time for the holidays, yet we have so much left to do to help students with their college applications, scholarships, and financial aid. Here are some ideas to share with teachers and counselors about how to integrate college readiness with the holidays.

Ten Free Holiday College Readiness Ideas

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