You Are A Jigsaw Puzzle

This article is published in the 2017 I’m First Guide to College By Bruce Poch College applications are evaluated in most places not by formula but by close readers. The more selective the college, the more likely it is that grades and scores are not where the...

Building Your College List: Put Your List Into Three Categories

This article is published in the 2017 I’m First Guide to College By Kelly Herrington Predicting admission is never an exact science. Most students apply to between four and eight colleges. Try to put the colleges on your list into one of three categories: “likely,”...

What Size College is "Right" for You?

This article is published in the 2017 I’m First Guide to College By Karen Gross How can you know whether you are better suited to a larger university or a small liberal arts college? Well, instead of looking at size as the central dividing line among colleges, think...

Building Your College List

This article is published in the 2017 I’m First Guide to College By Kelly Herrington Creating a college list can be a daunting process. With so many colleges and factors to consider, how do you start to research and narrow down the schools where you’ll apply?...

Can't Visit? Don't Stress?

This article is published in the 2017 I’m First Guide to College   Visiting a college campus is definitely the best way to determine if a school is going to be a good fit for you or not. But that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t consider schools that you can’t...

Visiting College for FREE!

This article is published in the 2017 I’m First Guide to College By Joe Tavares The biggest question you need to answer before choosing your future college home is “what would it really be like for me at this school?” No matter how much research you do, how many...