Niche Resources
Need a Solid School Counselor Recommendation? Start Now

Guidance counselor letters are different than, but just as important as, teacher recommendations. In them your counselor will address your entire high school career and how you performed academically, navigated challenges and situated yourself among the student body over the years.

You Hit “Submit” on Your App, Now What? 

When applying to college, it’s important to cover all of your bases: in the right order, with the proper attention and with due diligence. Here are some ways to follow the application process through to the very end—even after you hit send.

Writing Your Personal Statement: A Crash Course

Oftentimes, people feel like they either need some dramatic pity story or an insane accomplishment for their Common App essay. But this isn’t true! Your essay is less about what you achieved and more about your personality and things that you can’t put on your resume. It’s about who you are as a person.

Juniors & Seniors: Make the Most of Holiday Break

You may feel tempted to sliiiiide into 2021 with a combination of pecan pie, Netflix and snoozing, but know that this is the time to tackle what’s important to you during the college search. Think about the tasks that makes sense for your college search right now, get motivated, then tackle them.