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 ...

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 ...

Open Summer Internships & Programs

The end of the school year is always a busy time, and between exams and final papers and projects, it can be easy to put off or forget about making summer plans. However, it isn't too late to find an internship or academic program for the summer months. You can get real-world experience and learn valuable skills to help you in high school, college, and beyond. Internship, volunteer, and community-based ...
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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 ...

Course Selection Time: Choose Wisely

It is the time of year for high school students to make course selections for next academic year. While you may not have many options until senior year, you still must decide on electives and the appropriate level of rigor for your academic classes. Here are some factors to consider when making your selection: Sketch Out A Plan for Your Remaining High School Years Students typically consider their ...
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