Extracurricular Activities Are Important For College

Extracurricular Activities Are Important For College

How important are extracurricular activities in the college application process? Simply: extracurricular activities are at least as important as students have been told—especially when it comes to private school admissions. In a previous post, I gave a rough...
Last Words of Advice for Parents

Last Words of Advice for Parents

This series of posts opened with an exercise aimed at parents, so this post bookends the series with another section directed at parents. All parents want what is best for their children. Thinking about colleges and extracurricular activities is obviously stressful,...
Advice for Sophomores

Advice for Sophomores

Although sophomores have a lot more to juggle than freshmen, they still have some time and freedom to figure out where their passions lie. But by the end of sophomore year—and in time for the summer after sophomore year—students should be ready to commit to certain...