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The college admissions process is long and complex. Let C2 help you with your high school planning.

The College Admissions Process from Start to Finish

When you apply to college, colleges review your entire high school experience, which means that the college admissions process starts much earlier than many people realize. Everything a student does starting on the first day of high school becomes…
Need help with planning and filling out the Common App? Contact C2 to help you through college application season today!

Common App Tips and Tricks

If you’re applying to college soon, odds are good that you’ll use the Common Application. After all, more than 800 colleges accept the Common App, and you’re probably applying to a few of them. Since the Common App is such a big part…
To maximize your test prep efforts, there are definitely certain SAT prep mistakes you want to avoid. Contact C2 and get the most out of your SAT prep.

5 SAT Prep Mistakes to Avoid for Maximum Results

You’ve got your SAT prep book. You’ve sharpened your #2 pencils. You’ve got your favorite coffee mug/energy drink/IV of caffeine ready and waiting. It’s time for SAT prep. But before you leap head-first into your test prep, make sure…
Don't let the ACT Science section scare you. Contact your local C2 to get help and maximize your ACT score.

What’s on the ACT Science Section?

A lot of students shy away from the ACT because of the science section, but don’t be scared off by it. The ACT Science section isn’t particularly science-y. The bulk of the 40-question, 35-minute science section focuses on reading comprehension…
Your junior year of high school can be stressful if you don't have a plan. Contact your local C2 for help!

A Survival Guide for Your Junior Year of High School

As the weeks and months before college applications are due slip away, high school juniors get busier and more frantic. Fear not! With careful planning, you’ll get through this—and we’re here to help. We hope you find this survival guide…
Prepping for the SAT or ACT on your own isn't for everyone. Contact your local C2 and see what a personalized test prep program can do for your score.

Top Five Signs You Need Test Prep Help

Plenty of people get ready for tests like the ACT and SAT all on their own. In fact, we’ve got lots of test prep resources to help students get ready for their tests: How to Get a 30 (or Higher!) on the ACT: Key Study Tips Top 10 SAT…
Deciding between the SAT or ACT can be challenging. Visit your local C2 for a free consultation to help you choose.

How to Decide Between the ACT and SAT

Are you trying to figure out whether you should focus on the SAT or the ACT? Relax—we’ve got you covered. A lot of students wonder whether colleges secretly prefer one test over the other. Good news: they don’t. From a college admissions…
The ACT English section makes up one fourth of your total ACT score. Get personalized ACT prep with C2 and be ready for test day!

Ace the ACT English Section

Your challenge, should you choose to accept it (and if you’re taking the ACT, you have to accept it): Answer 75 questions in just 45 minutes. The ACT English section is no joke. It’s a fast-paced race to the finish, a grammar-error-laden…
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…