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Brag Sheet Instructions
What’s the best way to ensure your recommendation letters help you standout from the crowd? Tell the writers what makes you special so they can highlight your strengths and successes in their letters.
College Fit Questions
There are more than 4,000 colleges and universities in the United States. How do you decide which ones you should apply to? The College Fit Questions are a great starting point for thinking what matters most to you.
Prepping for the Interview
The key to acing the college admissions interview is being prepared not only to talk about why you’re a good fit for the school, but also why the school is a good fit for you. Many people focus only on themselves when prepping for the interview, and it shows.
College Visit Notes
When you’re touring a lot of schools (whether in-person or virtually), it can be hard to remember all the details. The College Visit Notes form will keep you organized and ensure you gather all the data you need to compare schools.
How to Write an Impactful Recommendation Letter
Recommendation letters are a critical piece of the college application. They provide additional insight into the student that may not otherwise be evident in their application. As the admissions process becomes more holistic and less focused on grades and scores, a well-written recommendation letter can tip the scale in the student’s favor. Here’s what you need to know to write an impactful letter.
Powerful Resume Verbs
Your activity sheet or resume is a powerful tool to showcase what you’ve accomplished and the impact you’ve made. Can’t think of the word you need to describe a job or activity? Powerful Resume Verbs are here to help. With almost 200 verbs to choose from, you’re sure to find just the word you need.
Deciding where to go to college can be difficult especially if you have many great options. This workbook will help you consider your choices, so you can narrow down your list and ultimately select the school that fit you best academically, socially, emotionally and financially.