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Engaging ways to open your Personal Statement

BY KRISTEN MOON* Summer is here and rising seniors have college applications on their mind. The Common Application essays have not changed from last application cycle. Therefore, students can get a head start and use their summer to write [...]

A productive way for high school students to spend their summer

BY KRISTEN MOON* As summer approaches, high school students (and their parents) are trying to find the best and most productive way to spend their time away from school. Many students are asking, “What can I do this summer that will [...]

3 tips for students applying to the Ivy League & highly competitive programs

BY KRISTEN MOON* When applying to these prestigious institutions and programs you must give your absolute best, and you can start as early as you like with your personal development and experience. Here are three guiding concepts to bear [...]

AP Scholar Awards Explained

BY KRISTEN MOON* As May approaches, students are preparing for their AP Exams. AP Exams will be administered over two weeks in May. Competitive colleges do not simply look at a student’s GPA; they examine the rigor of the courses. If [...]

AP vs. IB vs. SAT Subject Tests: What’s the Difference?

BY KRISTEN MOON* A common question that high school students have is “What’s the difference between SAT Subject Tests, International Baccalaureate (IB) exams, and Advanced Placement (AP) exams?” In this post, we’ll see [...]

44 colleges you probably never heard of, but should!

BY KRISTEN MOON* Most people can name 20-30 colleges off the top of their head. There are over 4,000 universities worldwide. I want to introduce you to 44 universities you might not have heard of. If you are looking for great liberal arts colleges [...]

Dispelling The 10 Myths About Studying Abroad In The US

BY KRISTEN MOON The U.S. has the largest number of international students enrolled in its universities (more than 1,000,000). Over 5% of the students studying in the U.S. are foreign students. Universities report that the number of international [...]

5 tips for writing a strong personal statement

The fall college application season is about to kick off, and rising seniors around the world are pondering topics for their personal statements. They all want the same thing – an essay that will help land them in their dream university. [...]

A Fun Way to Keep Your Child Productive This Summer

Summer break is here. So is the Atlanta heat and humidity. If you are a parent wondering how you can help your child stay productive this summer, rest assured, I have solutions. Before I made the transition into college admissions, I was a [...]

The Problem with Standardized Tests

*BY ANNU VERMA If you’re like me, a senior in high school, or even just any high school student, then you can understand the struggle and stress that comes around every year, especially in May. And if you’re like my parents, who have children [...]