Learning the college admissions process. Determining the best way to study for tests. Figuring out how to get along with a roommate. These are all things high school students (hopefully) learn before heading off to college. But what about everything else? Those things that will make your college experience 10x better, but aren’t as common […]
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By Marcus D. Dumas, MPH, CHES On March 14, 1986, legendary football coach Woody Hayes delivered the commencement address at The Ohio State University. Like many speeches before, he started with a simple phrase, “Pay It Forward.” He continued with the following statement, “So seldom can we pay back because those who helped the most, […]
By Marcus D. Dumas, MPH, CHES Being a first year college student can be fun but there is one thing you must know going in. Yes, college is a totally different experience than high school. Late night cram sessions. All-you-can-eat pizza and dessert in the caf. Sorority/Fraternity Rush every fall. But, what you may not […]
By Janet Rosier, Independent Educational Consultant, www.janetrosier.com When I begin working with a high school student to start the college search and application process, I ask a lot of questions. This helps me learn more about my students- their strengths and areas where they may be less confident, their hopes and dreams and aspirations. This also […]
By Anne M. Richard, Independent Educational Consultant, amrichardconsulting.com It can be difficult to find the right college, as at first glance they can all appear the same. They all offer a multitude of majors, have faculties of talented scholars who teach interesting courses and provide students opportunities to become involved in a myriad of student […]
How important is your major? It’s an open question, just meant as food for thought. There are so many options and so much personal growth that happens before your 25 that committing to a major can seem daunting… and sometimes ridiculous. There are the 1% of students who know in their heart of hearts who […]
One of Blueprint’s main goals is to help our students identify colleges where they will thrive ~ where they will get the most bang for their buck. So, naturally, when you’re helping a student compile a list of schools that are a good fit you’re also creating a bucket of throwaway schools that are a […]
By Janet Rosier, Independent Educational Consultant, www.janetrosier.com High school students and their parents are inundated with advice about college admissions. Everyone you speak to, it seems, has a theory on what is the most important factor in a student’s chance of being admitted to FirstChoice University. It is high SAT scores. It is being an […]
We’ve got a live one for you in Ms. Allen. Merridith rocked 2013 with Blueprint at GW and set her sites on the coast this summer. If you’re taking creative writing at UCLA this summer, buckle up! Merridith Allen is a playwright, screenwriter, actress, martial artist, and yogini, which potentially qualifies her for a Jane-of-all-trades…she […]
Get excited about UCLA because your pre-college summer program is led by Cait Sleight! Cait earned her B.A. in Psychology with a Research Concentration Track and specialization in Neuroscience at the University of Connecticut. After graduation, she traded her country living for a city life in Manhattan, working at Columbia University Medical Center in the Psychiatry […]
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