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Class of 2020 – Where Are They Applying?

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Class of 2020 – Where Are They Applying?

All students in Simply College Prep’s Class of 2020 have been accepted to at least one of their top three schools off the list below. Class of 2020 College List: Arizona State University Boise State University California Lutheran, CalPoly University-San Luis Obispo,                      Case Western, Champlain, Chapman University, Chico State, College of Charleston, Colorado State University, Concordia University, CSU-San Bernardino, CSU-Fresno, CSU-Fullerton, CSU-Northridge,  CSU-San Marcos,  DePaul University, Duquesne...

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College Advice for Juniors: Get Started Now!

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College Advice for Juniors: Get Started Now!

Happy New Year Juniors! Here’s some college advice for you to turn into a resolution you should keep. It’s this year, 2020, when you need to get serious about college planning, when you will submit the majority of your college applications, write your essays, fill out all the applications, and tend to all the tiny details that make up applying to college. Most importantly, this year is when you should spend time thinking about what the best college fit is for YOU! You probably haven’t given much thought to going off to college…yet. Soon, you will take the ACT or the SAT,...

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Denied or Deferred from College, Now What?

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Denied or Deferred from College, Now What?

Early action and early decision responses have started, and it’s important to remember that what you hear may not be fair and may not make sense. It feels personal, but it’s not about you — it’s business — the business of enrollment management. Enrollment management is used by colleges to shape their incoming classes. It is the great unknown and it changes yearly. It is based on so much that you cannot control, including: an institution’s needs and finances, programs chosen, faculty retention and acquisition and so much more. This is all part of the holistic review that...

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How You Spend Your Time Matters

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How You Spend Your Time Matters

What is it that you love to do in your spare time? Before you say you don’t have any spare time, take a moment and think about what you love. Is it playing a sport or a musical instrument? Is it volunteering your time helping others or is it learning and mastering a new skill? For our increasingly busy teens, finding time to give back to their community can seem insurmountable (and a huge stress to already busy families) but with a little planning it can and should fit into their schedules. For an athlete that might mean they volunteer at the local youth camp during summer or collect gently...

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