If you are reading this specific post, CONGRATULATIONS!!! You are making an important decision that may change your life for the better: applying to college! If you are just exploring what it is like to apply to college, knowing what early action, early decision, regular decision, rolling admissions mean are very important terms to know. So stop … Continue reading Early Action vs Early Decision vs Regular Decision… What is the difference?
Happy Tuesday! This past weekend I went hiking with my pup. I will write about this experience later this week! Before my hike, I made these delicious banana pancakes. I had overripe bananas that I had to use because I absolutely hate food going to waste! This is a fast and easy to make breakfast that works if … Continue reading Quick 4 Ingregident Bannana Pancakes
Hey, guys, sorry that I have not been on this for a while! I had my board meetings, my internship, and of course, school! Although this is all stressful, it is a worthwhile experience! Just a quick update on all these aspects of my life! Internship: I landed my dream internship... LITERALLY! I actually was going … Continue reading Getting Organized with the college process
Picking colleges that you want to apply to can be challenging because since 2010 there are 11,620 institutions in the United States alone! Now, don’t freak out! This may seem like a big number, but I'm going to make it simple with these steps. Fill out the " College Fit" survey attached below After completion, … Continue reading How do I know which college is right for me? One Answer: College Fit Survey
You are probably thinking fees? I'm only in high school, why do I have to pay for fees? I will need to worry about that when I enroll in college. Well, unfortunately, there are fees one has to pay even before enrolling in college. BUT sometimes you can waive those fees! Yeah, you heard that right! You can take … Continue reading How to take the SAT,ACT & SAT Subject Tests for FREE!!
Now that you know what College Board is and how you can take exams majority of colleges need, let me explain the elements of the PSAT and AP exams. AP exams are college-level tests administered by College Board. AP exams are taken in May and students receive scores in July. These exams allow high school students … Continue reading What are PSAT & AP exams?
You are probably thinking, "Okay, I just need a high GPA, take some honors/ AP courses, score a high SAT/ ACT score and I'm 'lit'." WRONG! Yes these are factors that on average are weighed heavily by colleges, but there is still more one has to do to be a successful applicant. Extracurricular Activities - Join, … Continue reading Get Involved!