Tag: college essay

ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS: Work on Your College Application Essays!

September 13th, 2012 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS: Work on Your College Application Essays!

If you haven’t already, we encourage you to get going (or continue working) on your college application essays!  Your essays provide an opportunity to distinguish yourself as an applicant beyond the numbers (SAT/ACT scores, GPA etc.) and put a personal stamp on your applications. They allow you to share something about yourself that colleges otherwise wouldn’t know; but, writing an … Continue reading “ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS: Work on Your College Application Essays!”

College Essay Videos: A-List Advice for Writing Your College Essay

June 3rd, 2011 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on College Essay Videos: A-List Advice for Writing Your College Essay

The college essay is an essential component of any college application. While this doesn’t necessarily mean it holds the same level of importance as your GPA or SAT/ACT scores, it can help distinguish you as a candidate for admission to a college. In an applicant pool filled with students falling in the same score range, … Continue reading “College Essay Videos: A-List Advice for Writing Your College Essay”

College Admissions Essay Advice:

November 10th, 2011 / / A-List Blog, Educational Articles, / Comments Off on College Admissions Essay Advice:

Alan Gelb, author of “Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Steps,” delivers tips on how to keep a college essay within bounds in The Choice’s recent article, “Advice on Whittling Your Admissions Essay.” As most college admissions essays require that students don’t exceed 500 words, college essay expert, Gelb reveals that it is essential … Continue reading “College Admissions Essay Advice:”

Jewish Home Lifecare Students Give Sweet Thank You to A-List’s Director of Programs

May 1st, 2015 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on Jewish Home Lifecare Students Give Sweet Thank You to A-List’s Director of Programs

Since 2012, A-List has had a wonderful partnership with Jewish Home Lifecare. A-List provides students with college advising workshops on such topics as Educational Goals, College Options and Readiness, College Selection, Personal Statement/College Essay, College Application, Financial Aid, Making the Right Decision, and College Transition. We also provide one-to-one advising sessions starting in students’ junior year to … Continue reading “Jewish Home Lifecare Students Give Sweet Thank You to A-List’s Director of Programs”

Successful College Advising Seminar with Anna Marie Smith & Michael Binder

February 10th, 2015 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on Successful College Advising Seminar with Anna Marie Smith & Michael Binder

This past Sunday, February 8th, A-List Director of College Advising, Anna Marie Smith and President of Your College Navigator, LLC, Michael Binder came together to discuss college admissions. Topics discussed included: Gaining admissions and scholarships in today’s highly competitive college environment How students can maximize both their admissions and scholarship potential! The application review cycle from a former university Admission … Continue reading “Successful College Advising Seminar with Anna Marie Smith & Michael Binder”

Sharing vs Oversharing on Your College Admissions Essays

June 20th, 2014 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on Sharing vs Oversharing on Your College Admissions Essays

The gravity of crafting a unique college admissions essay is immense, as it creates the visualization of an actual person beyond the caliber of grades, test scores and extracurricular activities. College admissions officers face many enthusiastic students, so some applicants turn to the method of utilizing peculiar anecdotes or bizarre revelations in their prose to … Continue reading “Sharing vs Oversharing on Your College Admissions Essays”

Tomorrow’s FREE College Essay Webinar Hosted by College Advisor, Felice Kobrick

November 10th, 2014 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on Tomorrow’s FREE College Essay Webinar Hosted by College Advisor, Felice Kobrick

Still haven’t written your college application essays?! Don’t panic! Join Felice Kobrick from Kobrick College Consulting, LLC tomorrow, November 11th at 8PM EST for an overview of everything you need to know to write sensational college essays. She will discuss what makes a great essay, what makes a not-so-great essay, review the Common Application essay prompts and … Continue reading “Tomorrow’s FREE College Essay Webinar Hosted by College Advisor, Felice Kobrick”

College Admissions: Top 5 Mistakes Students Make on their College Essays

September 25th, 2014 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on College Admissions: Top 5 Mistakes Students Make on their College Essays

This important webinar was hosted by our friends over at College Essay Organizer. Watch to learn how to become a more desirable applicant. Discover the purpose of your college essays and what admission officers are looking for. Recognize what not to do so you don’t waste valuable time and hurt your chances. Randy Levin holds an MA in … Continue reading “College Admissions: Top 5 Mistakes Students Make on their College Essays”

Scott Farber Presents on the College Essay for CollegeWeek Live

August 25th, 2014 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on Scott Farber Presents on the College Essay for CollegeWeek Live

So last week we told you that Scott was presenting at CollegeWeek Live’s Virtual College Fair, and now we have the proof! Check out his video presentation below: The College Essay: How to Make an Application Stand Out

CollegeWeek Live’s Back to School Virtual College Fair: Scott Farber to Present on The College Essay

August 20th, 2014 / / A-List Blog, / Comments Off on CollegeWeek Live’s Back to School Virtual College Fair: Scott Farber to Present on The College Essay

Tomorrow, Thursday, August 21st, 2014 from 2:00 – 10:00 PM EDT, our friends at CollegeWeek Live are hosting Back to School Day! A-List’s Scott Farber will be presenting on the College Essay for this Virtual College Fair. Attend tomorrow’s event for the opportunity to: Chat live with admissions reps and current college students from 150+ colleges Learn more … Continue reading “CollegeWeek Live’s Back to School Virtual College Fair: Scott Farber to Present on The College Essay”