This will be the last week many high school seniors (and parents!) will have to make a final decision and send in that deposit to the college of their choice! We wish you all happy trails in your new journey, and to our own daughter Sabina who is still deciding among three schools (we’re all thankful for three great choices!).
Again we turn our attention to high school juniors (and sophomores & frehshmen) and their parents, as they find themselves immersed in the college admissions process. Welcome – we hope the weekly roundup keeps you up to date on the latest trends and the inside scoop, and ultimately helps you gain an understanding of what it will take to get in to the college of your choice!
We have several great articles to share with you this week!
This Week’s College Admissions Highlights
In “Parents of Rising Freshmen: How to Get a Jump on the College Admissions Process“, by Stephen Friedfeld for the TeenLife blog, new high schoolers will find a great road map leading toward admission to a great college. Many top students (and parents thereof!) realize that it is necessary to start early in order to compete for seats at top universities and colleges. Mr. Friedfeld has some great advice to follow as you enter the doors of your new high school!
“10 College Admissions Tasks for High School Juniors To Consider Before Leaving For Summer Vacation“, by Cara Ray for the Montgomery Educational Consulting blog, gives high school juniors (soon to be seniors!) a great to-do list for this coming summer. Ms. Ray shares all the tasks you’ll need to focus on for success in your college admissions quest! Do not skip this blog post if you are going to be a high school senior next September – there is something here for everyone of you!
Cristiana Quinn, for GoLocalWorcester.com shares the “Top 10 College Admissions Websites“, another list that readers will find invaluable. Every one of these websites will help in the college admissions process in some way. There are so many college related websites out there, we hope this list gives you some direction in your college admission quest. Of course, you may want to add the site you’re now reading as a fine addition to the top 11 college admissions websites, just sayin’….
More College Admissions Articles to Check Out
Have a great week, happy trails and especially for seniors about to graduate – good luck at college, a new adventure awaits!
Author: John Incantalupo is co-founder of bragTAG, the High School Resume on Facebook. You can check out more of the bragTAG team’s advice on social media and college admissions at the bragTAG Page on Facebook.
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