How to Stay Organized this Spring: Tips for College Counselors

If ever there was a self-help movement that translates fluently to the office of a college counselor, it’s The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, created by Japanese organizational consultant Marie Kondo. If you want to know how to stay organized this spring, we have tips for college counselors inspired by the tidying up movement to help you create a clutter-free, efficient, and welcoming office that will help you do your job with more joy and deliver better results for your students.


Celebrating Valentine’s Day Single at College

Single this Valentine’s Day? You can still have a blast. We’ve compiled a list of activities to help you make the most of this holiday — no significant other needed. (In fact, you don’t have to share your chocolate box this way. We’d call that a win.) Here’s to celebrating Valentine’s Day single at college.


What’s the Difference Between the Main Campus and Satellite Campus?

If your top-choice college is a large public school, it could be part of a university system, meaning it has a flagship or main campus as well as several regional, branch, or satellite campuses. Before you start clicking the send button on your applications, you might want to ask yourself if you’re clear on this important question: What’s the difference between the main campus and a satellite campus? Our handy guide to the advantages and challenges of both campus types can help you decide on the right choice for you.


Everything You Need to Know About the ACT Test

The most important thing to know about the ACT test is whether it’s important to you. If college is the path to your dreams and the ACT is the best fit for you, the answer is a resounding yes. So, in case, as teachers often say, there will be a test, here’s everything you need to know about the ACT test.


When to Start College Internships

It’s almost always a good time to build personal and professional networks, explore career options, gain work experience, and enhance a résumé. So, it’s not a matter of whether you should do a college internship, but simply when. And deciding when to start college internships depends on your past, your future, and your timeline.