Great Advice From Recent College Freshmen

It’s summer and college freshmen who made it through their first year of college have plenty of wisdom to share. Here are some insights from two former clients about their first year of college.What advice do you have for graduated high school seniors about choosing first-year courses?“It is extremely helpful to get advice from academic advisors,” said Maya, a Brandeis University student. “I ...
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High School Senior FAQs

Between now and May 1, high school seniors are trying to decide among their many college acceptances. Here is a list of frequently asked questions from college-bound seniors that may help you as you think about your college options.Q: I was accepted into my second choice college at my favorite university. Should I matriculate and try to transfer into my college of choice once I am an enrolled student ...

Choosing a Major

How are today’s college students choosing majors? While many students choose a major to prepare for a specific career, others enter college interested in exploring disciplines that excite them without regard to job prospects. The Career Driven Student Conventional wisdom suggests that students are more likely to achieve success if they choose a major at which they enjoy and excel,and a recent New ...
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Choose Your High School Courses Wisely

You might be surprised to learn that the most important part of the college application is your transcript listing your high school courses and grades. Most colleges want to see that you took the most rigorous courses appropriate for you. As you consider your course selections for next year, keep these points in mind: Continue Foreign Language. If you are a senior and you have taken three years ...

Choosing a Major

How are today’s college students choosing majors? While many students choose a major to prepare for a specific career, others enter college interested in exploring disciplines that excite them without regard to job prospects. The Career Driven Student While conventional wisdom suggests that students are more likely to achieve success if they choose a major at which they enjoy and excel, a recent ...
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