The Progressive Corner

How to Create a History Theme for Your Application

How to Create a History Theme for Your Application

As you may remember from last week, I will be spending the next couple of months discussing different academic themes that will help you stand out as a specialized and dedicated student on your college application. This week, I will talk about building a History...

Why Time is Running out on Your College Applications

Why Time is Running out on Your College Applications

It’s the middle of a cold, dead winter, and many people are looking forward to warmer, better days. The winter months sap our motivation, and the summer represents the perfect time in the future for you to finally start studying for SATs, writing college application...

“I got rejected from early admissions!”

“I got rejected from early admissions!”

“I got rejected from early admissions! I’m doomed!” This is a common refrain we hear during this time of the year. Although about half our students get into their early app schools, the other half who are deferred or rejected are left confused, bewildered, shocked,...