A Day in the Life of a Computer Programmer

By: Mia Myklebust   An interview with Dan Laush, Informatics student at the University of Washington It can be difficult to choose a college major, but one of the best …

How Go To College Without Taking The SAT

By: Mia Myklebust   If testing is not your strong suit, then a Fair Test School could be for you. These schools do not require applicants to submit test scores …

What’s Your Academic Passion? [VLOG]

Figuring out what you’re passionate about can be tricky. For some students it comes naturally, but for others it might take a bit of research and a lot of questions. …

Study Habits for Finals

By: Helen Voelker   A key component to college admissions is having a good GPA.  Here are 10 tips to help raise your GPA (or keep it high) so when …

The Gap Year: Is It Right For You?

By: Mia Myklebust   Many high school students (and their parents) think that the only way to go to college is to start the year after high school. Since a …

Applying to Summer Programs [VLOG]

  In this week’s vlog, Susanna talks about the benefits of applying for and completing a summer program while you’re in college. To get ideas, visit our list of summer …

Why To Study A Foreign Language

By: Joseph Bennett   It’s no secret that learning a new language takes up a lot of time and energy. If you’re looking toward a college career you’ve probably spent …

Your December Action List

By: Susanna Cerasuolo, M.Ed.   Happy December, everybody!  You’ve made it this far in the school year and hopefully things have been going just wonderfully for you!  Let’s start right …

Should I Take a SAT Subject Test? [VLOG]

Most kids take either the SAT or the ACT, but what about SAT Subject Tests? In today’s VLOG, Susanna gives you the 411 on SAT Subject Tests and whether taking …