Zen Admissions highlights three specific steps you can take right now to set yourself up for a great start to your senior year.
Juniors: here are the strategies that will get you ahead of the game, so that you start the upcoming school year feeling calm, prepared, and (of course) zen.
Rising sophomores, here’s how to make the most of your summer break and set yourself up for a stellar sophomore year.
Rising freshmen, you can get ahead of the game this summer by using these tips. You’ll start the upcoming school year feeling calm, prepared, and (of course) zen.
A list of colleges with late application deadlines (after January 1), including some schools without required essays.
Here are the steps you should take after being accepted, rejected, or deferred from your Early Action/Early Decision (EA/ED) school.
College scholarships for high school students with deadlines from December 2018 through February 2019.
A step-by-step guide to asking teachers for letters of recommendation for your college application.
The prompts are available and it's time to get started on those applications!
This summer, use the extra hours in the day to get a jump start on your scholarship applications. Start with these summer 2018 scholarships for high school students.
Summer = scholarship season. This May, get a jump start on your college tuition by applying to these six scholarships for high school students.
Wondering how to decide where to go to college? In this mega-guide, we explain the most important factors to consider and the best questions to ask in order to choose the school that's right for you.
Start earning money for college right now by applying to these top scholarship opportunities.
These massive awards include full-tuition scholarships, room and board, summer program funding, special on-campus opportunities, and more.
Think of the college tour as both a reconnaissance mission and an opportunity to figure out whether the school is a good fit for you.
Flex those personal statement writing muscles by applying to these scholarships.
Seniors, it's time to start applying for college scholarships. Start earning tuition dollars right away with our latest round-up of under the radar scholarships with upcoming deadlines.
Take your New Year's resolutions to new heights by applying to these scholarships with deadlines in January and February 2018.
Calm your nerves and boost your confidence with these tips for a successful college interview.
Not all summer programs are created equal. We explain how you can choose the right program, then explore some of our favorites.
Here are some of the most common writing issues we see in admissions essays – plus, how to fix them.
Applying to Harvard? Our in-depth guide offers expert insight into every supplemental essay prompt.
November is here, and we’re feeling thankful for the abundance of opportunities to win money for college. That's why we're suggesting that you dedicate a few hours to scholarship submissions during your Thanksgiving break.
Feeling stressed? Follow these simple strategies to stay zen throughout the college application process.
Applying to Yale? Our in-depth guide offers expert insight into every supplemental essay prompt.
You can start earning money for college right now. Check out these simple scholarships with December deadlines.
Applying for and winning scholarships is a strategic process, not a game of chance. By regularly seeking out and applying for under the radar scholarships, particularly those that are either local or specific to your niche, you can increase your chances of success.
We were thrilled by the number of unique responses we received to our Summer of Zen Scholarship essay prompt: "What do you do to avoid academic burnout and stay zen?" So many of you shared such stellar tips that we couldn't possibly keep them all to ourselves.
Ah, summer: sunny days, breezy nights, a little less work than usual, and... a lot of pressure to get ready for next school year. Whether you're relaxing by the pool or knee-deep in scholarship applications, take some time this summer to experiment with new zen habits. Think of the process as mental exercise. Even if you aren't feeling stressed out right now, consider bulking up your stress-relief muscles today so that you can easily put them into action when stress arises.
Get started with these four zen habits.
It's easy to fall behind when you're caught up in the perpetually-whirling cyclone of schoolwork, extracurriculars, practices, rehearsals, summer programs, college applications...phew. You could lose your breath just reading your to-do list out loud.
You might not be able to lighten your workload right now, but you can adjust your approach. Here's one simple tip for making your daily schedule more manageable: