collegiate gateway

Crafting Your College List: Balancing Your List from Reach to Realistic

As part three of our blog series, Crafting Your College List, now it’s time to narrow down the list of schools you will apply to, and ensure that your list is balanced in a way that is right for you. The ultimate goal is not only to be accepted, but ...

Crafting Your College List: College Visits

In part two of our step-by-step guide to Crafting Your College List, we will help you narrow down a list of schools that you would like to research further, either through an in-person visit or virtually. Currently, the majority of schools’ admissions offices are closed to in-person visitors, but the ...

Crafting Your College List: Best-Fit College Features

With over 3,500 colleges in the United States, it can be a daunting task to decide where to apply. Here is Part One of our step-by-step guide to making this process effective and even fun! We recommend that you explore colleges throughout junior year and finalize your list in the ...

Common App 2014-2015: What You Need to Know!

This year’s Common App launched Friday, August 1st.  Luckily, after a rocky implementation last year of a new generation of the Common App, the early experience of the 2014 version is going smoothly!   Rising seniors can now register for an account, complete the Common App form, add their colleges, and ...