This is Issue #6 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. 

Students: be mindful when making your college list and including safety schools. When you put a college on your list, imagine how you would feel if that was the only college where you were accepted. Make sure those “safety” schools would actually be a good fit for you. Read the full article to learn more about what to consider when picking your safety schools.

College fairs are a great resource for students as they prepare for college! Here is a checklist to make sure you make the most of them instead of leaving feeling overwhelmed or with even more questions.

You will probably see a post like this in our top tweets for the next month or so. This new change in the financial aid process is very important. Parents and students need to be prepared to fill out the FAFSA as soon as October 1st rolls around. Are you ready?

This article provides some great insight on what colleges want to see from applicants. It confirms the trend we have been seeing in recent years: who are you, what are you passionate about, and how are you engaged in your community? Read the full article to see the application questions.

They had us at “start early” and “get organized.” If you are looking for a simple roadmap to getting accepted to college, this is a great article! We have been talking a lot lately about tip #2 – know yourself. This is essential to your success during the application process. Students need to figure out their interests, strengths and passions. Read the full article at the link below.

Have a great week and see you next Tuesday!