What is the Point of the College Application Essay? Much of the college application is quantitative, for example, your GPA and standardized tests scores. The application essay is the college’s effort to humanize the process and to add a qualitative element to their admissions decisions. They want to know something about the applicant, as a … Continue reading Get to the Point! The College Essay
We’ve all heard the tale of the student who graduates with six AP classes, a whopping 4.5 GPA and is recruited by every college on the planet. But when it comes to your teen, you often wonder if Advanced Placement classes are the right way to go. And if so, how many should a student … Continue reading AP or No AP? Are Advanced Placement Classes Really Worth It?