June 26, 2016

Standing Out at Fitting In

  It’s easy to fit in, do as everyone else does, and be what everyone is. Standing out can come in many forms, you can give a standout performance, or you can simply hold ideas and beliefs that aren’t popular. You can be different and fit in once you know […]
June 26, 2016

Your Personal Brand

Although it can be hard to believe — in the midst of academics and athletics — nobody can be a super hero. It really is impossible to enroll and succeed in everything. Unfortunately, I’ve found that many college applicants try this kind of shotgun approach to building a unique college […]
June 26, 2016

Turn Your Pluses Into Minuses

When you’re applying to college, even little things can make a big difference. Points on your GPA, a notably sincere recommendation letter, that one extra year of an extra-curricular activity-these are the application elements that are going to set you apart. Think of this: this year, over 60,000 students applied […]