Why does study abroad have to happen during the fall semester of junior year? What would happen if a student spent their entire college experience abroad (or most of it)? The answer is that you could save a ton of money. Here are a few countries you could consider if […]
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We are working on a series of posts that highlight different ways to “hack” your college experience and save a ton of money. Last week we showed the opportunities that MOOCS provide. Here is another way to save tens of thousands of dollars: Paying for college is a ridiculously expensive […]
What if I told you that you could save 90% on college tuition without a single scholarship? You’d say I was crazy, right? Luckily, there is a way that you can save upwards of 90% on your freshman year of college! How does this work? Motivated students who have access […]
The college application essay is often the most feared part of the whole process, and it is no wonder why. Good students know that writing a “wow essay” is a process (brain hurt!). In addition, there is the added pressure of showing the reader that you are more than a […]
You sit at your desk, lamplight beaming down on your forehead, dripping sweat onto your keyboard. You look at the scholarship or college application on your screen, panicking- How am I going to stand out? What makes a scholarship application good vs. bad? Is there a correct way to fill out a college application? […]
I worked in the trenches of the admissions process at Kenyon College for a good four years. Working my way up to the position of Senior Assistant Director of Admissions, I read thousands of applications, interviewed hundreds of students, and sat in on four entire applications cycles of decision-making committees. […]