Seniors, how go your essays? If you’re struggling a little, we have an exercise we’ve found to be particularly effective for students whether they’re just starting or working on that fourth or fifth supplement! It’s one of our favorite writing prompts and one we often use when working with students in essay workshops: making a list.

SAT vs. ACT infographic can help students decide what the major differences are between the SAT and the ACT, what the advantages are of taking one over another, and which test might be a better fit for them.

A couple of years ago, the New York Times published an article claiming students were cultivating summer experiences such as expensive internships or exotic travel experiences "with the goal of creating a standout personal statement." Quick, buy a ticket to Shanghai! NOT!

Picture this scene. You’ve just been invited for an interview with a super hot startup. Eager for the chance to latch onto the next Google or Facebook, you spend the next two weeks gearing up for the …

Liz O'Neill: The 7 Worst Types Of College Admission Essays College applications are a horrible agony no one should suffer once -- let alone eight to 10 times, as many of today's high school students do. But for every tortured student, there's a tortured admissions professional, sifting through an entire forest of paper, looking for an essay that doesn't scream with gimmick. If you're struggling to write a decent application essay, research writing tips before you get started.

This article has some useful tips for graduates (and others) who are using recruiters as part of their job-hunt. However, it's a mistake to believe the recruiter has your best interests at heart - that's only true in so far as you can earn them a fee. Quickly.

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