College Application Process

Importance of a Balanced College List

How to Create A Balanced College List

How to create a Balanced College list –

Having a Balanced College List is important.
In today’s competitive landscape, students must be strategic when putting together their college applications. As such, the concept of creating a balanced list of likely, target, and reach schools has become increasingly important in the college application process.

What defines a likely, target, or reach school?

College search and List Building

Building your college list – How to best research colleges

As Juniors start their second semester in January many begin their college application process by researching colleges and making a list of the ones that they are really interested in and plan on applying to.

Explore your college criteria before starting the college search

Before you start the task of researching colleges it’s a good idea to identify some criteria that guide you in your search of finding colleges that possibly would make a good fit.

Setting Goals in the new year - Global College Advisers

The Art of Goal Setting

The start of a new year invites us to think about our goals and our vision of what we want to accomplish throughout this year. Goal setting is an important process for high school students starting the college application journey. It allows students to focus on their aspirations and work towards achieving them, while also providing a sense of direction and motivation.
Here are some tips on how you can set and work towards your goals during the college application process:

Global College Advisers Writing Advice

How Freewriting Supports Your Personal Statement & Helps Overcome Writer’s Block

Are you feeling stuck writing your personal statement?   I get it. There is a lot of pressure out there to have your personal statement done on time given that many colleges and universities in the USA have their EA or ED deadline coming up terrifyingly soon. While I hope you have started your brainstorming for …

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New Year Resolution: Start Your College Research Now!

The best time for starting the college application process is way before your senior year. In fact, the sooner you start with researching colleges, thinking about what extracurricular activities you enjoy, and exploring majors that might interest you, the better for you. You will have a head start once the pressures of writing essays and the actual college application process kick in senior year…