Category College Admissions

Infographic of the Week #5

‘Tis the season for…FAFSA (sorry for the let down). Here is an infographic to help you through the process.  

Infographic of the Week #4

College Applications, they are due now, like right now. This infographic is here to save the day.

What Are the Odds? Know Your Probability of Acceptance

I recently found this fine bit of advice on the William and Mary English Department’s site: My correspondent Michael Blum advises: “Decide where you want to apply. If you can, visit campuses and talk to students already in the programs you are thinking about. Then pick four schools you have about a 30% chance of […]

Infographic of the Week #3

Everything you need to know in life can be found in infographics. Not really, but it would be nice, wouldn’t it?

SAT and ACT Prep Resources

As I prepare for finals, I can’t help but be reminded of those glowing, golden days I spent studying for the SAT. It is almost enough to bring tears to my eyes. Okay, preparing for the SAT or the ACT really isn’t a warm and fuzzy experience, but it doesn’t have to be terrible. Once […]

SAT or ACT: Choosing the Lesser of Two Evils

The SAT and the ACT: they are basically the same thing, right?…Not quite. Apart from the admissions essay, this is the part of the college application students typically dread most. The whole ordeal is a drudgery, a botheration, a dehumanizing anti-individual nuisance; but they are a necessary evil. What are the differences and how do […]

Infographic of the Week #2

Another infographic to help you in your college search! Yeah!

Infographic of the Week #1

I love infographics. They are too brilliant for words. If I had the patience and technical ability to make them, I might just confine all of my communication to infographics. Since infographics are so full of useful information, here is one that can help you find a school that is right for you!

Through the Looking Glass: Navigating College Websites

College websites are labyrinths, whether they are carefully laid out or seemingly dashed together, you will not be able to find the information you want to find where you think you should be able to find it: it is a grim truth. As someone who is rather far from deserving the title “tech savvy”, it […]

How to Start Your College Search

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was my college search. Finding the perfect college is certainly a formidable task, but in the end it is one of the most rewarding ordeals you will ever have to endure. When you open the friendliest of acceptance letters, all of the […]