Entries by Katherine Brown

8 Reasons To Attend Pre-College Programs!

Summer is right around the corner! With most high schools pushing through second semester, it’s easy to dream of pool lounging and Netflix binging. But, don’t give in to that temptation! (at least not entirely…) Spend a couple weeks this summer on a college campus, getting ready for the upcoming years. If that doesn’t sound […]

How To Save Money On College Campus Visits

You already know how important college campus visits are for making the final decision about what school to attend, but with so many options, visiting each one can put a serious dent in your wallet. Especially when considering colleges far from home, the cost of airfare, rental car, meals, and more can add up. However, […]

How To Decide Where To Apply To college

Blueprint offers many resources about how to impress college admissions advisors:  take challenging classes, maintain a high GPA, rock your standardized tests and fill your schedule with extracurriculars. But how do you decide which college admissions advisors you want to impress? It’s time to take a look at the schools that make up your top […]

CCR Checklist For High School Students

It’s never too early to start thinking about and planning for college. Though the end of sophomore/beginning of junior year is when most students start to get serious about college admissions, there are plenty of things to do even as you begin high school! Ever wonder what you should be doing in 9th, 10th, 11th […]

Why Get Involved? The Benefits Of Extracurriculars

What you do outside of the classroom is just as important (if not more so!) than what you do in class. It’s that time spent on things other than academics that is crucial for a student’s well-being and development. After all, what good is a straight A student when you never developed the emotional maturity to […]

Are You Really Ready For College?

You already know that second semester of your senior year is too late to start talking and thinking about getting ready for college. The skills you need to be successful in college (and in your career) is something that many students practice and prepare for as young as middle school. And are thinking about as […]