Browsing articles in "College Prep"
Nov
26
2011

25 iPad Apps Changing College Prep

  Guest Post by Tim Handorf Preparing to go to college can be an arduous task. From filling out countless applications to choosing a school to making sure you do well on exams — it can all be pretty stressful. While there’s no one method to fully eliminate the trials and tribulations that come along with getting into the best colleges, there …Related Posts:Dos and Don’ts in Writing College Application EssaysHow to Succeed in an [...]

Aug
26
2011

Teaching Your College Student to Shop in a Tight Economy

Guest Post By: Jocelyn Anne  Prepping Students for a Reality Check on Money  A typical student has a very grand and romantic vision of heading off to college, one at which the very world is at their fingertips.  They feel they’ll be able to do absolutely anything, go absolutely anywhere, and do it all whenever they feel …Related Posts:The 10 School Supplies Your Child NeedsClassroomtalk: College Roomate Guide8 Tips Every H.S. Graduate Should Know Before [...]

Mar
12
2011

How to Visit a College Campus

Guest Post By: Erika Coplon Visiting college campuses is a key step in finding the school that is the best match for your teen.  Nothing can compare to walking on a campus, sitting in a classroom, meeting with professors, and talking to students about their particular experiences.  In order to maximize your time spent on campus, …Related Posts:Top 10 List of What College Admissions Officers are Looking ForDos and Don’ts in Writing College Application EssaysHow [...]

Jan
23
2011

Top 10 List of What College Admissions Officers are Looking For

Guest Post by Erika Coplon Now that the fall semester has come to a close, it’s the ideal time for juniors and their families to map out a game plan for the college search and admissions process.  With Early Decision programs on the rise, the need is greater than ever to start early and carefully research …Related Posts:Dos and Don’ts in Writing College Application EssaysHow to Succeed in an Online SchoolClassroomtalk: College Roomate Guide8 Tips [...]

Jan
4
2011

Radio Interview with Maggie:How to Save up to $50,000 in College Costs

I was recently interviewed on TalkZone Internet Talk Radio and thought you all might enjoy it.  Their embedded player requires flash so if you’re trying to listen to it via your iphone then that’s why it won’t work (everyone else should be fine though).  Thanks for listening! Here’s the link to the interview: http://bit.ly/ffZD0RRelated Posts: One Way to Save $50,000 a Year in College CostsTop 10 List of What College Admissions Officers are Looking ForHow [...]

Dec
26
2010

Common SAT Errors Students Make (and How to Avoid Them)

Guest Post By Miriam Holt, Academic Advisor Math Answering a question that the problem didn’t ask This error is extremely common because the SAT often asks students to find values that are tangentially related to what a normal person would expect the answer to be,*and* the expected answer is nearly always included as one of the answer choices.  …Related Posts:How to Study Vocabulary and Ace Standardized TestsDos and Don’ts in Writing College Application EssaysHow to [...]

Dec
7
2010

10 Tips to Prepare for College in High School

  This guest post is contributed by Mark Davies, he writes on the topic of Online Masters Degree . He welcomes your comments at his email id: markdavies247@gmail.com. College is a very important part of your life, one that provides you with a firm foundation on which you can build a successful and fulfilling future. Some colleges …Related Posts:How to Write an Essay ExamDos and Don’ts in Writing College Application EssaysEssay writing tipsHow to Succeed [...]

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