Burning Tree Academic Excellence College Scholarship

Burning Tree Academic Excellence College Scholarship Winter 2017 Deadline: December 1, 2016 at midnight Amount: $1000 Requirements: Submit a reflective essay between 500-750 words to include: A specific moment that influenced your decision to pursue university-level studies, whether it be an experience, conversation, documentary, or even a societal observation. Cite at least two pieces of … Continue reading Burning Tree Academic Excellence College Scholarship

The Einstein Academic Scholarship 2016 – 2017

The Einstein Academic Scholarship 2016 – 2017 Deadline: December 1, 2016 Amount: $1000 Requirements: Submit a single-spaced, 500-1000 word essay relating to academic achievement: What’s driving you to pursue a college degree? A love and thirst for knowledge? Following a lifelong dream? Plans to change the world? How has high academic achievement shaped your current … Continue reading The Einstein Academic Scholarship 2016 – 2017

Who Do I Ask To Write My Letters of Recommendation for College?

When applying to colleges & universities, you will need at least two or three recommendation letters.  Letter of recommendations are essential because it will reflect your accomplishments, personality & your skills. This is why it’s important to ask someone who knows you very well to write your recommendation letter. You want that person to reveal … Continue reading Who Do I Ask To Write My Letters of Recommendation for College?

College Checklist & Deadlines

For those who are planning on applying to colleges and universities for the upcoming year, please create a college checklist and calendar. Click the link for an example college application checklist: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8VDRc_FXZ2DREVvbzBuMkdhWmc/view?usp=sharing Your college checklist should include: Standardized test dates Application due dates College Fees Financial aid application forms CSS Profile Recommendations High school transcripts … Continue reading College Checklist & Deadlines

Do You Know Your Guidance Counselor?

During high school you will be assigned a guidance counselor. Guidance counselor(s) works with students to provide career, academic, college readiness, & personal/social skills. It’s very crucial to know your guidance counselor. Best way to start this is by introducing yourself, so your guidance counselor can put a face to your name. Consider meeting with … Continue reading Do You Know Your Guidance Counselor?