The Importance of Recommendation Letters

If you are in college, it is that time of the year when you start thinking about what you are going to do with your summer. In my case, being in the quarter system, I am thinking about what I am going to do during my spring semester. There are many applications to...

Winter Term, 2012.

If you have read my posts from last year, you probably remember how winter term was a really rough time in terms of academics. Despite my efforts, physics was beyond my understanding and so I had to drop engineering as a major. But all of that is in the past, and the...

Advice To College Counselors

The role of the college counselor during a student’s college process is one of extreme importance. I can honestly say that I probably would not be where I am if it wasn’t for the guidance, support, encouragement and patience of my college counselor. It was...

The Importance of a College Visit

For those of you who are seniors, you know that it is almost time to turn in that early decision application (if that is the decision you made). If you are not applying early decision, you still have a bit of time to fill out the application or make a list of where to...