Summer Reading to Gear Up for Applying to College

Who doesn’t love summer reading?! Check out these articles as you work on college applications this summer—or if you’re a 9th or 10th-grade student or parent—as you think ahead!

College Application Essays

Top College Officials Share Notes on Great Application Essays

Crafting Standout College Application Essays

4 Standout College Application Essays on Work, Money and Class

College Choice/Strategy

Why Choosing Wisely Early is Critical to a Successful Admissions Process

Tips and Tricks

Common Application Video Tutorials by Brittany Maschal Consulting

10 Social Media Tips for Students to Improve Their College Admission Chances

8 Things to Know When You Visit Colleges During the Summer


Who Cares Where Your Kid Goes to College (Part I)

Who Cares Where Your Kid Goes to College (Part II)

Don’t Romanticize College