Your insta matters!

Keep your social media clean; it could cost you your dream school. Twitter, Instagram, Facebook; anything with your name on it online. You may think snapchat is safe, but it’s not. Coaches have decided against recruiting top high school athletes due to their social media; you don’t want a few party pics on your instagram to be the reason you don’t get …

Major Major Issue

A story from my personal experience with my major. Read until the ‘twist’ at the end – don’t let this happen to you! (this applies to athletes and non athletes alike.) When I was in high school I kind of knew I wanted to pursue a business major. I wasn’t really sure, but I knew what I didn’t want – which …

Making the Case for Case Studies

This post is written by Trevor Donadt, owner of The BestU. Trevor was the Assistant of Admissions at Tufts and now counsels high school students on the college admissions process. This time of year, college admissions decisions are being released to seniors, which give them final notice of an acceptance, denial, or wait list. It’s an exciting time for most …

Mom & Dad, the Backseat Drivers

I’m 29 and I still consider my mom & dad “helicopter parents”. Pictured above is me with my parents 8 years ago, my Junior year at Richmond after winning A10 Championship. Would not have gotten recruited to Richmond without them though, that’s for sure! I wrote a letter to all mom and dads out there who are guiding (or over …