Estimating chances of admission
Typing into Google search bar: I have a 3.7 GPA, what are my chances of getting into Northwestern? Or, “Hey Siri, how do I get into Harvard?” How do you know if you’ll get accepted to the college of your dreams? Or how about college in general? Rather than applying literally praying to the Gods…
I’m a junior and kind of freaking out about college. Where do I begin?
Let’s be honest. College may be on your brain. Or maybe it’s buzzing around school. Maybe your mom asked if you went to that college presentation during lunch. Or maybe you’re the mom reading this right now wanting some guidance for your daughter. I get it. College can feel like this big thing. This looming…
6 Tips for Seniors to Begin College Applications
Are you a senior who just realized college applications are open and have no idea where to begin? Or maybe you’re still in denial? No judgement here BTW for the procrastinators in the room!! Applying to college can feel fairly overwhelming. It’s a big task, not to mention one that is quite ambiguous, oh and…
We wrote a book! The College Wellness Guide is available NOW and it has everything you need.
It’s been a busy year! As we gear up to head back to school (myself included!!) the number one thing that you can do for yourself to excel academically, personally, and stay sane, is prioritize your wellness. We’ve got you covered!! Along with Princeton Review, I wrote a guide to assess every aspect of your…
Unpacking UC Admissions – What you need to know
Getting to know the University of California system The UC system is made up of 9 undergraduate campuses UC Berkeley UC Davis UC Irvine UC Los Angeles UC Merced UC Riverside UC San Diego UC Santa Barbara UC Santa Cruz Fun fact, there is one campus dedicated to graduate studies – the University of California,…
Finals. Finally. Everything you need to tie up the semester and chill.
It’s been a year. And you have finals. You’re zoomed out, bored. Wanting to see your friends. Stressed about college apps. Or just stressed for finals and studying turns into scrolling. With a couple weeks left in the semester, it is crunch time to wrap everything up with a little bow. Or a really big…
How to prepare for college as a junior during COVID
If you are a junior, here are some key tips to get ahead of the college preparation process even in a COVID world. How to tackle college admission testing planning and not panic First, what in the world is a “typical” testing timeline and approach to the SAT/ACT? Before I begin, “typical” is in quotations…
Applying test-optional? What will matter on your application – Video
Kudos to our incredibly talented KBEV students for putting together weekly college advice videos (shout out to the colleges they’ll be applying to, these kids are pulling some serious work!) Enjoy week 2’s video Applying test optional and what will matter on your application
Building your college list strategically
Building a balanced college list has always been a key component to the college application process. Why? Because when you strategize your college list, you apply knowing you have college options that you’ll not only get admitted to, but also enjoy actually attending. You also can prioritize your time and apply to the right amount…