College Decisions and Reflections Blog Post – Juliette

*Disclaimer: This post is long overdue given that I committed to my college in early April and that I have senioritis.  Whoops. Hello avid readers of the HSA tutoring blog site! For me, second semester is undoubtedly more difficult than first semester.  Classes require understanding of first semester material.  In addition to classroom tests and … Continue reading College Decisions and Reflections Blog Post – Juliette

Financial Aid for College Tips from Juliette!

Imagine this: You are hanging out with your friends over the weekend to celebrate the end of a long week.  Even though you are (finally!) a second semester senior, all of your academics and extracurriculars still mentally and physically drain you.  Out of impulse, you decide to check your phone, and you see that your … Continue reading Financial Aid for College Tips from Juliette!

Longer Term Commitment or Spread Out?

Activities: Depth or Breadth?   Is it better to be committed to one thing your entire high school career or to pursue multiple interests? Both are good. Participating in a sport, club, or other after-school activity for three or more years shows that you are dedicated. On the other hand, involvement in many activities demonstrates … Continue reading Longer Term Commitment or Spread Out?

Interviewing 101- Juliette

Hey guys! As college application season comes to a close, many colleges hold interviews for their prospective students.  Here are some things you should know to feel more confident about interviewing: Types of college interviews:   Evaluative- An evaluative interview is used for the school to evaluate a whether the candidate would fit the school. … Continue reading Interviewing 101- Juliette

Grades Or Extracurriculars- Which are more important? – Ansley

When it comes to applying for colleges, people typically focus on two main sections of their applications - grades and extracurriculars. Not everyone has exceptional grades, but he or she may be heavily involved in the community. Others may not have a single club on their application, but have perfect test scores. Is it more … Continue reading Grades Or Extracurriculars- Which are more important? – Ansley