How Strict is the Common App’s 500 Word Limit? 20 Colleges Weigh In

Last year the Common App changed the word limit on the main essay from no limit to “250-500 words.” While this set off a frenzy of anxiety in students, the colleges seemed to be interpreting this limit differently among admissions offices.  Some colleges abide by the limit strictly, some are lax with it, and some […]

What to do at the College Fair [VLOG]

The College Fair in your area is a definite go-to event if you’re serious about attending a university. At every fair, there are between 400-500 colleges represented. Each of these schools has a booth that is manned by the admissions representative for your area. This means you will be face to face with the men […]

Welcome to CollegeMapper!

By: Susanna Cerasuolo M.Ed   Applying to college can be a pretty overwhelming process, but after all of these years of shepherding kids (and parents) through the labyrinth, I think I’ve got it down to a science (with some art thrown in). The CollegeMapper site will guide you step by step through every moment of admissions, and […]