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How to Get Your Senior Past Staring at a Blank Screen and Onto Writing Their College Application Essays

Do you have a senior who did not get started on their college admissions essays this summer like you had hoped (despite your best attempts at "encouraging" them)? What to do? Just like the application process itself - help them break the essay-writing process down into clear and manageable "chunks." Staring at a blank screen and trying to produce what feels like one of the most important essays they have ever had to write can be paralyzing. ... Read more »

How to Get Your Senior Started on the College Application Process

The Common App has been live for nearly a month now and college application season is in full swing. You may be wondering how to get your son or daughter started on what can often seem like an overwhelming process (especially for those of us who experienced a much more straightforward process when applying to college a generation ago). Click here for strategies on tackling the Common App. ... Read more »

Members of the Coalition that will allow applicants to use this application platform in 2016-17

American University Amherst College Bowdoin College Bryn Mawr College Caltech Carleton College Claremont McKenna College Clemson University Colby College Colgate University College of the Holy Cross College of William & Mary Columbia University Connecticut College Davidson College Denison University Duke University Emory University Hamilton College Harvard University Indiana University - Bloomington Johns Hopkins University ... Read more »