Bulletproof Your Common App

Tips and tricks to give your Common Application the ultimate edge. Read on to discover things you didn’t know (but should) about applying to college with the Common App.   By Susanna Cerasuolo, M.Ed.   Apply Early Action or Early Decision   It usually helps.  (See Tip #2 for the exceptions).  EA makes you look […]

The Common App: Step-by-Step

By: Mia Myklebust and Susanna Cerasuolo, M.Ed.   Welcome to our Prezi (kind of life Powerpoint on steroids) explaining The Common App. Click above to get expert advice on navigating the Common App. We know it can be confusing that’s why we’re here to break it down step-by-step. Click away, friends!   For more information on the Common […]

How to Use the Common App [VLOG]

  By: Susanna Cerasuolo, M.Ed  . After weeks, no, months of anticipation the day has come. The Common Application has launched! There is always that kid who logs in at midnight and completes the application before dawn so he or she can be the first applicant. You don’t need to be that kid. The Common […]

Get to Know Your Transcript [VLOG]

  By: Susanna Cerasuolo, M.Ed.   Your transcript is one of the most important documents you will send to colleges during the application process. It includes all the classes you have taken throughout your high school career and the grades you received in those classes. Take a few minutes to get to know your transcript […]

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.   […]