What’s the Right University for You?

What’s the right university for you? This question has puzzled the majority of students applying to university for decades. First, they ask themselves the difficult question, where do I start? The truth is, it’s hard to pinpoint the best place to direct one’s attention, but it is helpful to know the subject in which one […]



What Not to Write About in Your Application Essays

The first rule to remember when drafting your college application essays is that there likely will be a group of people reading your words and ultimately deciding your fate. The truth is, none of these people will think exactly alike, and therefore you want to write a response that is largely relatable and incredibly unique. […]



How to Make Your Common Application Essay Personal

Here’s the truth: college admissions may read your resume, but in regard to your personal character, they remain in the dark. The only opportunity you have to truly showcase the individual you are is by providing informative, emotional and personal responses to the essay prompts provided. In regard to the common application essay, you are […]



Our Response to the College Cheating Scandal

At College Choices, we pride ourselves on the moral and ethical principles by which we assist students in their college search and college application processes. In regard to the recent allegations made and criminal complaint filed against individuals who were complicit in a college admissions scandal, we would like to state that we wholeheartedly reject […]



The Resume

Blog 5 May 22, 2018 With summer approaching right around the corner, you need to get your resume in shape! Most universities suggest you attach your resume as part of the application. Some schools like a LONGGGG resume, such as the University of Texas at Austin. Don’t be shy here. Brag about your accomplishments! You […]



The Essay: Part II

Now that your junior year is almost over, it’s time to start thinking about what you’re going to write in your college essay (see previous post on topics to consider). If you’re applying to colleges that utilize the Common Application (most colleges do), you are limited to telling your story in 650 words. You can choose […]



Should I take Subject Tests?

A big question upcoming seniors have is whether they should take SAT II’s, otherwise known as subject tests. The SAT II is not like the ACT or SAT, in that the test is subject-specific. SAT II’s are short, (1 hour) multiple-choice only tests that focus on one subject, such as history, chemistry, physics, or a […]



The Essay

You’ve heard all about it before, the College Essay (student runs from the hill terrified). Don’t be scared by the college essay. This is a great opportunity for students to shine and stand out from the pack. Students should embrace the freedom inherent within this component of the application; you already have your GPA and […]



Preparing for your Senior Year!

So now that your junior year is almost over, it’s time to really think about preparing for applying to colleges. What should you be thinking about as you head into the summer before your senior year? You don’t want to wait until October to check things off your pre-college list! So here are few things […]

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