November 17, 2021
In high school, being on a team can be a huge part of your life. And, as much as we like to say “leave it on the field,” athletics can easily take over the rest of your world. Not only are you balancing your academics, extracurriculars, and social life but you’re also taking on the responsibility of being a teamplayer.
November 10, 2021
But “I do so much!” you think to yourself, so how do you decide what goes into your college application and in what order? Don’t worry, I promise you, there is a method to the madness.
November 3, 2021
Before you dive into the chaos of CollegeConfidential forums or ask Reddit for their anonymous opinion, think again because this process is a lot more complex.
September 22, 2021
So here are three easy hacks to get your game on and help you tackle the first exam of the year like a seasoned pro:
August 27, 2021
First off, how many colleges can you apply to? Each application (and test score) cost money. There are fee waivers for low-income students but also ask yourself, how many do you need to apply to? Remember, it only takes one college to accept you! Once you’ve got a number in mind, then we know how narrow a scope to aim for.
August 31, 2021
Fear not, because there is a lot of exploration and leeway available! Remember, on applications, most colleges do not hold you to your answer. It’s really for you to think about and get a sense of what you’re looking for in college.
August 24, 2021
At the start of every study session, take five minutes to ask yourself: What do I need to finish? Now, pay attention: Write. It. Down. Writing a physical to-do list is more effective than just trying to remember it. It gives you a visual cue and you’ll remember things better. Neuroscientists call this the “generation effect.”
September 1, 2021
The question that many college hopefuls like myself ask is, “how accurate are the college rankings?” Often a school might not be your first choice, but the prestigious ranking of the university compels you to attend. Is it actually a better bang for your buck?
September 15, 2021
1. The Main Course: Textbooks, laptop, notes
October 6, 2021
1. Starting with the easy stuff.
September 22, 2021
One of the most daunting parts of college applications is that your success relies on someone else: your teachers’ letters of recommendation. But what if you hardly know your teachers? You don’t even know their first name! And now, you need them to write a whole letter for you?
August 6, 2021
The answer comes down to a mix of things, determined by a three-way game of hot potato with the cost of college. It depends on how much financial burden the college, the government, and yourself are willing to take on.
May 26, 2021
Emile was founded on a very basic mission: with modern advances in technology, a student’s ability to make progress on their educational journey should no longer be defined by local resources or rigid timelines. Students should be able to access courses with the best, most engaging instructors— on-demand, from anywhere in the world. And they should be able to receive school credit for it—providing clear value and incentive.