This is Issue #13 of our Top Tweets Tuesday series where we share the top college prep tweets we’ve come across to make planning for college just a little bit easier on parents and students. Whether you’re just starting high school or you’re on your 15th campus tour this year, we hope we can offer a little insight and reassurance on your family’s college-bound journey.
If you’ve already received a rejection letter from one of your early applications, focus on the positive: you’ve already been through the process and gained unique insight that can help you improve your applications moving forward! Read the full article to find out the next steps to take.
What to do if you get rejected on an early decision. https://t.co/FsVmZKWjGe
— U.S. News Education (@USNewsEducation) December 6, 2016
Struggling with your “Why Us” essay? Or perhaps you don’t even know what this essay is… Either way, it’s important to know that this essay can be a deciding factor in admissions. Heather has put together some great tips for how you can make this part of your application stellar!
Tip: Write about specific programs, clubs, and activities that interest you for your "Why Us?" supplements: https://t.co/wLhdrln3bX #seniors
— Heather Parry (@CollegeAppsHelp) December 6, 2016
Does your application contain one of these red flags? Find out what they are and what you can do about them. If you aren’t applying yet, read to article to learn what to do during high school to avoid these red flags in the future.
There are a number of things that might send up read flags when reading #collegeapps. https://t.co/Z8NSbWoxsK
— IvyWise (@IvyWise) December 6, 2016
Jessica does an amazing job of rounding up scholarship opportunities for students of all ages. If you’re wondering what scholarships are out there, take a look at this list that is categorized by age/grade level. Happy hunting and good luck!
A1 I have compiled scholarship lists based on age/grade level – https://t.co/JmuR2lbxhT #CampusChat
— Jessica Velasco (@Admissions411) December 2, 2016
When it comes to planning for college, parents have lots of questions! They want to know what their students need to be doing (and not doing) to ensure they will get into the college of their dreams. They also want to know how they can help! Check out Admissionado’s Parent FAQ Guide for the answers!
The Most Frequently Asked Questions About Applying To College (Asked By Parents). https://t.co/LzID3P0egN #college pic.twitter.com/AL1RPMGGli
— Admissionado (@Admissionado) December 6, 2016
Have a wonderful week and see you next Tuesday!