Advice from College Counselor Lisa Micele


Across the country seniors are beginning their final year of high school and many are getting ready to begin applying to college. Students begin their process on their timeframe – some students spent their summer writing and refining their college essay while others will wait until the last [...]

Getting Started With Your Common App


You’re ready to get started with your Common App, but there’s one small problem: you don’t know how to get started with your Common App.  Don’t worry. We’re here to help. You can start the process today or when you are ready later this fall. These 4 steps will get you on your way… [...]

Writing Requirements for the Common App


In the 2014-15 Common App, Member colleges and universities can ask for writing samples on either the Member Questions page or the Writing Supplement. This is a change from last year’s Common App. Some applicants and counselors are finding it tricky to identify all of the writing samples [...]
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