Summer break is a great time to get a head start on college admissions. Contact your local C2 for a free college planning session.

Get A Head Start on College Admissions During Summer Break

High school can be tough—especially when you combine extracurricular activities, tough classes, SAT or ACT prep, and something resembling a social life. So it’s no surprise that most high school students anticipate the unstructured days…
Brainstorming college essay ideas can be challenging. Let C2 help you dig for your college essay gold today!

Brainstorming College Essay Ideas

A lot of students struggle to come up with great college essay ideas. After all, most college essay prompts seem to ask for a pretty big accomplishment or a transformative experience. What if you haven’t helped dig a well for an impoverished…
A college visit gives students some great insight when deciding if a school is a good or bad fit. Contact C2 and learn how to make the most out of your campus visit!

5 Things You Should Do on Every College Visit

The web offers a treasure trove of college information. From college websites to student review sites to rankings publications, there’s no shortage of resources for you to learn about the colleges you might apply to. Given all this detailed…
A college visit can give you a great feel for a school. Contact your local C2 for a college planning session and see what you should look for in a campus visit!

How to Have a Successful College Visit

Given the rich visual detail of most college websites, it might seem like you don’t have to physically visit a college’s campus to get a good feel for the school, but when done right, a college campus visit can offer a lot of insight and…
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15 Top Summer Programs Still Accepting Applications

Although summer break seems pretty far off, students who plan to use their summers wisely need to start making plans now. Summer offers a lot of unique opportunities for college-bound students to explore their options, familiarize themselves…
There are things you can do to boost your college application. Contact C2 and learn how today!

5 Last Minute Things to Boost Your College Application

For a lot of colleges, regular decision application deadlines are mere days away. With those deadlines looming at the beginning of January, we’re here with some last minute tips to boost your college application. Proof Read Nothing ruins…

Read These Top College Essay Examples

Writing the college application essay is a daunting task. One great way to get started is to read examples of successful essays. Reading sample college essays gives you great ideas and helps to illustrate what is expected from a good college…
Many college have some sort of early admissions programs. Contact C2 and see find out if it's the best option for you.

Things to Know about Early Admissions for College

Most colleges offer some form of early admissions, and early application deadlines are just around the corner. Before you rush to submit early applications, consider all of your options. Early Action vs Early Decision: What’s the Difference? Early…
When choosing a college, you need to decide on safety, target, and reach schools. Let C2 help you figure it out.

Choosing a College: Safety, Target, and Reach Schools

Choosing a college isn't just a matter of asking yourself where you want to go to school. Sure, in movies and on TV, high school students have that one dream college in mind. Think Rory Gilmore, whose childhood bedroom was covered in Harvard…