Best Colleges for Graphic Design

By: Susanna Cerasuolo, M.Ed. and Mia Myklebust   Graphic design is a fun major that is more feasible than many people may think. If you have an interest in combining words and visuals in a creative way that sends a message, this could be the major for you.   Many graphic design majors have a […]

A Day in the Life of a College Student: UC Berkeley

By: Hailee Donohgue   You might think that after four years of high school I would have adapted to waking up at the crack of dawn. I am now a freshman in college, my classes start at 10:00 a.m. and I still can’t do it. I’ve overslept for the second time this week. I look […]

How to Get Noticed by Colleges

By: Susanna Cerasuolo M.Ed.   As you narrow down your college list this summer, there are some things that you can be doing to be sure that your colleges notice you.  Remember to clearly tell your top choice college that they are your number one choice; colleges are most interested in making offers of admission […]

Volunteer Your Way to College

By: Susanna Cerasuolo, M.Ed.   Volunteering is the #1 COOLEST way to spend your summer! It is always the right time to help someone else, and what better time to do that than the summer when you’ve got time to spare? Volunteering your time and talents means so much to other people, and it always […]

How to Visit a College Campus [VLOG]

  By: Susanna Cerasuolo, M.Ed.   Visiting a college campus is an exhilarating experience. Although looking at pictures of a school is great, there is nothing quite like physically being on campus. It gives you a sense of the campus culture in a way that no description, photo or video can. Here are our tips […]

17 Top Treehugger Colleges

By: Susanna Cerasuolo, M.Ed.   These colleges are making terrific strides toward cultivating eco-friendly campuses. From buildings to food to water bottles (or lack thereof), institutions of higher learning are doing their part to lead the way in sustainability and conservation efforts. Here are some notable campuses:   Oberlin College, OH Warren Wilson College, NC […]

10 Summer Activities to Boost Your College Applications

By: Mia Myklebust   1.    Take a self-defense class or car-repair class Basically, get yourself a skill! Pick something that interests you and find a class that will teach you how to do it. Whether it’s knitting or boxing, there are all kinds of classes out there. Check your local community center for low-cost options.   […]

20 Things You Didn’t Know About College Admissions

By: Susanna Cerasuolo, M.Ed.   1. A UCLA study shows that 76% of students get into their first choice college.   2. Colleges pay the Common Application $4 per every application they receive.   3. Lots of kids who don’t need financial aid get it.  State schools give 50-55% of financial aid to attract affluent out […]