This is Issue #16 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. 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 college-bound journey.
As many of you are preparing to make a decision about where you will attend college, keep this in mind: you are choosing your home for the next 4+ years! Don’t feel pressure to change yourself to fit the college, pick the one that will allow you to thrive as the awesome individual that you are!
Don't try to change to fit in; find a school where others are like you. pic.twitter.com/w9kOPTeUtj
— Megan Dorsey (@CollegePrepLLC) January 10, 2017
Still trying to perfect those essays? Here are 10 Dos and Don’ts to follow for a more competitive essay. Hopefully the opening hook of this paragraph was enough to get you to click the link below to learn more 🙂
10 tips to write more competitive #college #essays https://t.co/VjeuTNo5b0
— Suzanne Shaffer (@SuzanneShaffer) January 10, 2017
Have you asked yourself: does this school WANT me to send them my resume? Obviously, resumes are a common attachment to any college or scholarship application, but make sure they want your resume first (e.g. it’s listed in the required application materials, it’s optional or they recommend attaching one). If it’s optional, now you need to ask yourself: will attaching my resume add value to my application. Read the full post below to find out!
How to Write a Resume for Colleges Using Your Common Application (With 3 Amazing Examples) https://t.co/7twV9ekzgf pic.twitter.com/0r8cHXaDBr
— College Essay Guy (@CollegeEssayGuy) January 10, 2017
This month, we are all about planning and organizing for college-prep. If you need a little help setting your college-prep goals, here are some great ideas broken down by grade.
What are your #collegeprep goals for 2017? https://t.co/vwTLB0WY7G
— IvyWise (@IvyWise) January 10, 2017
Happy Tuesday! See you next week!