College Essay Topics That (Almost) Everyone Has to Answer

If you’re applying to college this fall, odds are you’ll have to answer these five essay prompts.  By: Susanna Cerasuolo, M.Ed.   Main Essay   99% of students will need to write the main essay. The vast majority of schools have some form of the main essay on their application, and they often call it […]

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 […]