A couple weeks ago, our 5th formers attended an essay writing workshop conducted by Marisa Kogan, Senior Associate Director of Admissions at Yale University. As we head into the summer, use the information below to know what prompts you will have to use, what to avoid doing, and how to get started. ESSAY PROMPTS FOR… Continue reading EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WRITING YOUR COLLEGE ADMISSION ESSAY
The turning of the calendar to August may mean we still have a few weeks before the opening of school, but it also means it’s time for our rising seniors to redirect their attention back to the Summer Checklist. It is crucial that everyone arrives back at school having completed their summer “homework”, so that the fall… Continue reading IT’S AUGUST–TIME TO PREPARE FOR SENIOR FALL!!
It’s never too early to start… In a couple weeks, 4th formers will meet in groups with their college counselors in order to check in about the next steps in our college process. Although it may seem early to start this process, it isn’t too early to set yourself up for success by being thoughtful… Continue reading 4TH FORM SPRING/SUMMER 2018 CHECKLIST
Many thanks to Marisa Kogan, Senior Associate Director of Admissions at Yale University, for visiting with our 5th formers this past Thursday and sharing her insights into the development of a student’s personal essay, a crucial yet often challenging component of all college applications. Ms. Kogan, who has also been a member of admissions teams… Continue reading ESSAY WORKSHOP RECAP
This Thursday evening at 5:45, a workshop on the personal essay will be presented to our 5th formers by Marisa Kogan, Admissions Officer at Yale University. Ms. Kogan will discuss the entire essay process, with particular emphasis on how to get started and how to develop an essay that represents your unique voice. Don’t miss… Continue reading ESSAY WRITING WORKSHOP THIS THURSDAY
There are many colleges and universities that offer tailored day and overnight visit programs to their campuses. These programs target under-represented or diverse students and are great opportunities to experience schools that students want to attend before submitting college applications. Many of these programs are free or cover the cost of travel, but, to attend, you must… Continue reading 2018 COLLEGE FLY-IN PROGRAMS FOR UNDER-REPRESENTED AND DIVERSE STUDENTS
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CLASS OF 2018 FOR COMPLETING THE COLLEGE PROCESS AND DECIDING WHAT COLLEGE TO ATTEND NEXT YEAR!