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How to Get into College: Tips to Help You Apply & Get Accepted

April 02, 2020
Written by Taylor

Whether you have a single dream school in mind, are planning to apply to all the top colleges, or just want to stay close to home, the college admissions process can seem like a minefield to prospective students. But in addition to having a strong grasp on the timeline and application requirements, there are also some overall factors to keep in mind during your high school experience that will maximize your chances of success at selective colleges.

How to Get Recruited for Tennis

April 01, 2020
Written by Taylor

There's no way to ensure you will definitely be recruited to play tennis at your dream school; more often than not, being recruited is about being both lucky and good. We can't help you with the luck, but there are ways to ensure you've got the "good" part locked up. Here, find our big-picture advice for maximizing your chances of recruitment in tennis.

How to Get Recruited for Soccer

April 01, 2020
Written by Taylor

There's no way to ensure you will definitely be recruited to play soccer at your dream school; more often than not, being recruited is about being both lucky and good. We can't help you with the luck, but there are ways to ensure you've got the "good" part locked up. Here, find our big-picture advice for maximizing your chances of recruitment in soccer.

How to Get Recruited for Crew

April 01, 2020
Written by Taylor

There's no way to ensure you will be recruited to row at your dream school; more often than not, being recruited is about being both lucky and good. Nevertheless, here you can find our big-picture advice for maximizing your chances of recruitment in crew.

College Admissions Advice for Students with Dyslexia

April 01, 2020
Written by Taylor

For students living with dyslexia, the college application process can seem especially challenging and even overwhelming, given how many linguistic demands it makes of them. Nevertheless, it is entirely possible to be a successful college applicant if you are a student with dyslexia! Below, we've compiled some of our best advice to make the college application and admissions process as manageable and stress-free as possible for these students.