While some bribe, low-income students hurdle their way to higher education

By Tatiana Poladko News about the college admissions scandal this week shattered the romantic picture many hold about college admissions. We want to believe the process is fair and merit-based. We are fine with unadulterated competition for spots at selective colleges. But it is the lengths some families are willing to go —photoshopped pictures, $1.2 … Continue reading While some bribe, low-income students hurdle their way to higher education

Tips for the First Weeks of College

By Atnre Alleyne and Tatiana Poladko It's back to school time and we're especially excited about all the students who are embarking on their first semester of college (especially our TeenSHARPies!). While students' hard work and rigorous preparation in high school will help them excel in these new environments, we also understand how important strong advising … Continue reading Tips for the First Weeks of College

How to Choose Between Multiple Great College Offers

College “signing day” is around the corner and many of our TeenSHARP students have a big problem: they are struggling to choose between multiple great college offers. Now, most people would gladly have such a “problem.” When I was applying to college I had a strong academic record but was severely uninformed about my options. … Continue reading How to Choose Between Multiple Great College Offers