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What Is the Common App?

What Is the Common App?

As senior year approaches, you have a lot on your plate. The Common Application is a helpful resource to save you time in the college application process. But what is the Common App, and how does it work?  What is the Common App? The Common Application (Common App) is...

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7 Reasons Why You Should Complete the FAFSA

7 Reasons Why You Should Complete the FAFSA

Why should you complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) even when you know you won’t qualify for need-based aid? You’ve already filled out the Common App, applications for colleges, applications for scholarships, applications for housing, and on...

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Your Guide to the FAFSA Application

Your Guide to the FAFSA Application

Your Guide to the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) The FAFSA application is important for both need-based and merit aid. Use this guide to help complete your FAFSA to maximize both.  Who? Nearly all students enrolling in a post-high school education...

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Choosing a Personal Statement Topic

Choosing a Personal Statement Topic

SAMPLE PERSONAL STATEMENT: I escaped the loud monotonous buzz of the enormous machine that encased me. The Hail Mary had worked. A voice came on telling me it was over. Opening lines matter, especially when in your personal statement for college. Your personal...

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Should You Apply Early Decision or Early Action?

Should You Apply Early Decision or Early Action?

Should You Apply Early Decision or Early Action? Early Decision and Early Action require applications on or before November 1, and decisions are shared in December, while regular admission usually has winter deadlines with spring decisions. More than 450 (mostly...

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