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- Requesting Recommendation Letters for Collegeby Kevin Krebs on November 23, 2020 at 12:00 pm
High school juniors heading into spring should shift some focus to which teachers could provide positive recommendation letters for college applications. Colleges and universities often require two recommendation letters—a letter from the school counselor and a letter from a core-subject teacher. One thing to note is that each college and university has its own specific The post Requesting Recommendation Letters for College appeared first on HelloCollege.
- College Campus Visits: Day Tripsby Kevin Krebs on November 16, 2020 at 12:00 pm
Wherever you are in your high school experience, you’ll be relieved to know that planning for college can begin in your backyard. HelloCollege believes families should take advantage of dozens of colleges ranging in size and selectivity that are at your fingertips with campus visit day trips. Getting out to visit colleges There is no The post College Campus Visits: Day Trips appeared first on HelloCollege.
- Thank You Letters Speak Volumes in College Planningby Kevin Krebs on November 3, 2020 at 1:23 pm
For your high schoolers who may be embarking on college visits, a thank you letter to college admissions counselors shows your genuine interest in the college. It also demonstrates your respect for the individual who spent time with your family. That “thank you” conveys that you are a thoughtful, college-ready applicant. For seniors nearing the The post Thank You Letters Speak Volumes in College Planning appeared first on HelloCollege.
- Get Help in Filling Out The (FAFSA®) Formby Kevin Krebs on October 13, 2020 at 12:00 pm
Creating a FSA ID We strongly recommend you create an FSA ID, a username and password combination that allows you to sign your FAFSA® form electronically. Your FSA ID also can be used to access the myStudentAid app, sign loan contracts, and access certain information online. While you can obtain your FSA ID as you’re The post Get Help in Filling Out The (FAFSA®) Form appeared first on HelloCollege.
- Acing Scholarship and Honors College Interviews: Part 2 of a 2-Part Seriesby Kevin Krebs on October 8, 2020 at 12:00 pm
In this second in a two-part series discussing college interviews, we take a closer look at how scholarship and honors college interviews differ from college admissions interviews. Just like college admissions interviews, scholarship and honors college interviews allow applicants to put a face and a voice behind the application while still talking about accomplishments, passions, The post Acing Scholarship and Honors College Interviews: Part 2 of a 2-Part Series appeared first on HelloCollege.
- Acing College Admissions Interviewsby Kevin Krebs on October 6, 2020 at 12:00 pm
Part 1 of a 2-Part Series Many universities, especially those that are highly selective, offer college admissions interviews as part of the application process. Often the meeting is with either an alumnus or a staff member from the admissions office. An interview is a chance to show you are highly interested in that school. It The post Acing College Admissions Interviews appeared first on HelloCollege.
- 11 Essential Tips for Attending College Fairsby Kevin Krebs on October 1, 2020 at 12:00 pm
11 tips for a successful college fair College fairs can be a great resource to help evaluate your school options, whether in person or virtual. Here are 11 Essential College Fair Tips from HelloCollege: Find out which colleges will be at the college fair and make a list of the schools you are interested in. The post 11 Essential Tips for Attending College Fairs appeared first on HelloCollege.
- Top 10 Tips for Writing College Scholarship Essaysby Kevin Krebs on September 24, 2020 at 12:00 pm
As the task of applying to colleges winds down, the focus often shifts to seeking out college scholarships. You’ve done your best submitting college application essays, but now, what’s the best approach to writing college scholarship essays? The good news is much of what students practiced in writing their first round of college application essays The post Top 10 Tips for Writing College Scholarship Essays appeared first on HelloCollege.
- College Application Essay Topics: Narrowing the Listby Kevin Krebs on September 22, 2020 at 12:00 pm
Sometimes people have difficulty figuring out a single topic about which to write their college application essays. Other times students have too many topic ideas and have trouble choosing a single one. We will go over how you can make the topic selection process more manageable and pick the best topic for you to use The post College Application Essay Topics: Narrowing the List appeared first on HelloCollege.
- Why this college essay exampleby The Hello College Team on August 11, 2020 at 7:37 pm
About the “Why this College” Supplemental Essay Most students are familiar with the common application personal statement essay. Less known is the “Why this college?” supplemental essay. “Why this college?” seems like a simple question, but it usually proves to be the most difficult of supplemental essays for students. Everyone’s natural inclination is to regurgitate The post Why this college essay example appeared first on HelloCollege.