5 Questions Students Should Answer Before Choosing a College

Press Release Overview High school juniors are planning what colleges to tour in the Spring, while seniors are beginning to receive their college acceptance letters. Student Launch Pad guides students through the five key questions to ask before making their college choices. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 18, 2015 Many high school juniors are planning campus […]

College Essay: The Personal Statement in 4 Steps

During my college essay workshop at a local public high school, I asked the students which essay was the hardest for them to write. They chose the Personal Statement, which essentially states, “Tell us about yourself.” I had the students brainstorm something unique about themselves that they would want an admissions officer to know and that […]

Top 10 College Essay Tips

A couple weeks ago I had the privilege of leading a college essay writing workshop for the local public high school. During the workshop, I went over the following essay tips on how to write an outstanding application essay: College Essay Tips Why the essay matters: It gives you the chance to stand out apart […]

Interviewing with EQ: Relational Management Part II

Student Launch Pad is teaming up with The EQ Workshop to bring you a four-part series of articles on how to interview with emotional intelligence. The EQ Workshop gives participants an understanding of Emotional Intelligence that will prepare them to increase their EQ including skills like emotional self-awareness, conflict resolution and understanding different personality types. This final article in […]

College Search Process

Last week’s post listed 10 main questions that you need to consider when choosing a college. This week discusses how to begin the college search process as you answer those important questions. College Search Process What colleges meet your criteria? As you answer the questions listed in last week’s post, you can use a search function […]

Top 10 factors when choosing a college

Now is the time when college representatives descend upon high school campuses, juniors begin creating lists of colleges to tour, and seniors start the daunting college application process. With so many colleges to choose from, how do you narrow the list down? Begin by answering the following questions: Top 10 College Criteria: Where do you want […]

College Admissions: Mastering the Essay Part II

This blog series on Mastering the College Essay is designed to give you pointers on how to best show colleges through your essay who you are and why they should accept you. Take a look at the first two posts in the series: College Admissions: How to tell your story and stand out College Admissions: Mastering […]

College Admissions: How to tell your story and stand out

  College admissions are getting more competitive than ever. At top universities, most students who are applying all have the same great grades, excellent standardized test scores, and well-roundedness of activities and leadership positions. In the article “Perfect scores alone don’t make grade for admission to college of choice”, colleges share what they require for […]