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Course Selection

Why do we do the college application process?
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By Anita Gajula
May 9, 2022 | 6 minute read

What’s the point of this college admissions process? I like to say there are three questions that come up repeatedly in life, and each time, the answers are different. Those basic and...

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Course Selection

AP courses vs. IB courses
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By Anita Gajula
May 2, 2022 | 8 minute read

Both IB and AP are considered the most rigorous level of courses that high school students can take. They are popular because they have standardized course content and because students can...

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College Interviews

College Interview Suggestions and Prep
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By Matt Musico
April 25, 2022 | 5 minute read

The college admissions journey involves several scenarios that can be stress-inducing. One of them is sitting down for a college interview, mostly because it’s something you’ve never done...

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Choosing a College

How Do I Help My Child Pick A College?
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By Ian Parker
April 18, 2022 | 3 minute read

Well, this is it – or, as the mom of one of my students told me the other day, “That’s a wrap!” For most high school seniors, applications have been submitted, admission decisions have been...

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What Colleges Look For

What Matters to Colleges from Freshman Year of High School?
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By Collegewise Staff
April 11, 2022 | 5 minute read

So you’re a freshman or a sophomore thinking about that 9th grade report card and wondering, “Uhh, how much will colleges care about my C in Biology, since science is my least favorite...

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Testing/Test Prep

What’s so great about Collegewise’s Academic Services?
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By Stefanie Toye
March 28, 2022 | 7 minute read

During calls, presentations, and discussions with our families, we are often asked, “Why should I book tutoring and/or test preparation for the ACT/SAT with Collegewise? Collegewise...

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