Ethan Sawyer, the College Essay Guy, provides a wide array of tips on writing essays as well as guidance on making your application stand out. Subscribe to his email and you will receive alerts on posts, podcasts and free webinars. Check out his book College Essay Essentials: A Step-by-Step Guide to Writing a Successful College Admissions Essay for invaluable tips on how to write college essays.
Sara Harberson, known as America’s College Counselor is the brains behind Admissions Revolution. Sara covers every application topic imaginable through her Facebook Lives on Saturdays and her blog posts. Subscribe to her email to get the latest info on hot topics. Sara even offers private Facebook groups (Application Nation) and is available as a private consultant to work with your student on getting them into the college of their dreams.
While there is a variety of information and topics covered on College Confidential, the best thing about this website is finding out when decisions were sent out by a particular University the previous year. Once the applications are submitted, the waiting begins and sometimes, admissions results may be mailed sooner than expected. In the forum area, you can find helpful information regarding when students were notified in previous years by each particular University.