Modules

 
 
 
  THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE   If you're thinking about whether college is for you, this is the place to start. We go through the benefits of college, why it matters for your future, and the wide range of students who have chosen to attend. If you're thinking about whether college is for you, this is the place to start. 

THINKING ABOUT COLLEGE

If you're thinking about whether college is for you, this is the place to start. We go through the benefits of college, why it matters for your future, and the wide range of students who have chosen to attend. If you're thinking about whether college is for you, this is the place to start. 

  FINDING THE RIGHT COLLEGES   There are thousands of colleges in the United States, so choosing the ones to apply to can feel overwhelming. It's important to understand what you want out of your college experience, which makes it easier to find the options that seem like the best fit. 

FINDING THE RIGHT COLLEGES

There are thousands of colleges in the United States, so choosing the ones to apply to can feel overwhelming. It's important to understand what you want out of your college experience, which makes it easier to find the options that seem like the best fit. 

  COMPLETING THE COLLEGE APPLICATION   Now that you have your list of colleges that you will apply to, it's time to actually put together your application. Learn about the various components of most college applications, including essays, letters of recommendations, and alumni interviews. 

COMPLETING THE COLLEGE APPLICATION

Now that you have your list of colleges that you will apply to, it's time to actually put together your application. Learn about the various components of most college applications, including essays, letters of recommendations, and alumni interviews. 

  AFFORDING COLLEGE   College is expensive but there are ways to make it affordable. As the cost to attend college has skyrocketed, being able to afford it has become paramount in the application process. In order to do so, students should use a mix of institutional, outside, and federal aid, and understand that a college will rarely cost you what they advertise. We also go through applying for scholarships. 

AFFORDING COLLEGE

College is expensive but there are ways to make it affordable. As the cost to attend college has skyrocketed, being able to afford it has become paramount in the application process. In order to do so, students should use a mix of institutional, outside, and federal aid, and understand that a college will rarely cost you what they advertise. We also go through applying for scholarships. 

 
  MAKING THE MOST OF HIGH SCHOOL    Whether you just entered 9th grade or wrapping up your third year, it's never too early to start thinking about college. Learn about how your extracurricular activities, academic performance, and standardized test results play a role in the college admissions process. 

MAKING THE MOST OF HIGH SCHOOL

Whether you just entered 9th grade or wrapping up your third year, it's never too early to start thinking about college. Learn about how your extracurricular activities, academic performance, and standardized test results play a role in the college admissions process. 

  STANDARDIZED TESTS   Many colleges require that students take standardized tests as part of their college application. In this module, we walkthrough the requirements, the different tests, and the best ways to prepare to perform your best.

STANDARDIZED TESTS

Many colleges require that students take standardized tests as part of their college application. In this module, we walkthrough the requirements, the different tests, and the best ways to prepare to perform your best.

  WRITING THE COLLEGE ESSAYS   You can write an amazing college essay (or essays) and it only takes being yourself and a bit of time and thought. The writing process can be an intellectually and personally meaningful experience. It is an opportunity to reflect on how far you’ve come and on where you would like to go next. We've also included many successful essays to give a sense for what works.

WRITING THE COLLEGE ESSAYS

You can write an amazing college essay (or essays) and it only takes being yourself and a bit of time and thought. The writing process can be an intellectually and personally meaningful experience. It is an opportunity to reflect on how far you’ve come and on where you would like to go next. We've also included many successful essays to give a sense for what works.

  POST SUBMISSION   You've submitted your application, now what? In this module we try to give some perspective on college admissions results, senior spring, and preparing for college. 

POST SUBMISSION

You've submitted your application, now what? In this module we try to give some perspective on college admissions results, senior spring, and preparing for college.