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Attention High School Juniors: NOW is the time to start your college search!

Attention High School Juniors: NOW is the time to start your college search! With spring around the corner, it’s time to begin your college search!...

Community Engagement Summer Internship Overview: Anchor House

Community Engagement Summer Internship Overview: Anchor House Earlier this month, SEEDS grad Bujana Mulosmani shared her experiences interning at Newark City Hall through the Community...

Community Engagement Summer Internship Overview: Newark City Hall

Community Engagement Summer Internship Overview: Newark City Hall Each year, New Jersey SEEDS partners with local nonprofit organizations to provide internships for SEEDS scholar alumni....

Summer College Tour Overview – UPenn and Villanova

Earlier this month, we recapped visits to Goucher College and Johns Hopkins University. Here, we share thoughts on the University…

Summer College Tour Overview – Goucher And Johns Hopkins

In early August, the Guidance department hosted a two-day college tour. Students visited four schools in Maryland and Pennsylvania…

Four Pieces Of Advice To Remember During Your College Search

SEEDS’ recent College Day was helpful for all students as they navigate the process. Following last week’s…

Three Pieces Of Advice For Starting Your College Search

On Saturday, June 20th, NJ SEEDS hosted its 4th annual College Day (photos available). With over 60 colleges…

Spring College Tour Overview

Sunny. Packed. Fun. These few words describe the various aspects of the 2015 Spring College Tour hosted by SEEDS’ Guidance Department. With a full Coach…

Colleges Worth Researching

It is important for sophomores and juniors to start researching colleges early, as some institutions have different requirements than others. For an example…

5 Awesome Internships With Approaching Deadlines

How can you stand out among the competition when it comes to college applications? Summer internships or other opportunities!…

Student Diversity Leadership Conference (SDLC): An Overview

The Student Diversity Leadership Conference (SDLC) creates an inclusive and safe space for upper school student leaders…

Fall College Tour: Visits At Lafayette And Muhlenberg Colleges

In November, more than a dozen NJ SEEDS Scholar Alumni embarked upon a journey to explore two of…

Conquering Spooky Midterms And Exams!

SEEDS graduate Danny Santamaria (CPP ’11, University of Tampa ’15) is the author of this guest blog post. Danny shares her…

Climbing Mount Studious – Enhancing Your Study Skills For High School Courses

Quiz and test dates are already set for the school year, but how do you find the time to review course materials?

7 Tips For Achieving Back To School Greatness

It is a start of a new academic school year! With new pens, notebooks, and textbooks, everyone is hopeful that they will have a productive…

Summer College Tour Recap

As soon as I stepped on campus, I was amazed by the architecture of the buildings. The campus had a historic yet modern vibe…

Scholarship In Action

Meet SEEDS’ alum Christopher Guilcapi, who recently graduated from Union County Vocational Technical High School, and is heading to…

How Can You Be A Part Of A Campus Fly-In Program?

Visiting the campuses of prospective colleges is a critical part of the application process. But some visits…

Resources For The College Search

Summer vacation is the perfect time for rising seniors (and even rising juniors!) to make a dent…

Guidance Spring College Tour – Day 4 Overview

Like many New York schools, Hamilton offers Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) and other Academic Opportunity…

Guidance Spring College Tour – Day 3 Overview

Over the past few weeks, you’ve looked back at Day 1 and Day 2 of the Guidance Spring College Tour. For the Day 3 overview, SEEDS’…

Guidance Spring College Tour – Day 2 Overview

The second post in a series reflecting on SEEDS’ Guidance Department’s recent Spring College Tour. Visit the post from Day 1 for thoughts…

Guidance Spring College Tour – Day 1 Overview

Although the day started cold and early, we began our Guidance Spring College Tour with Sarah Lawrence College. At this liberal arts…

How to Learn About Research Opportunities At Your School

How to Learn About Research Opportunities At Your School Last week, we introduced you to Danny Santamaria, a SEEDS…

Getting Involved In Research as an Undergraduate

One of the objectives of the SEEDS’ Guidance blog is to introduce students and alumni to various internships and other opportunities…

Save the Date For Guidance’s Annual Spring College Tour

The first step is to make sure you compile a list of things that are important to you in a school so that you have a better gauge…

Why You Should Meet Your College Counselor

Your college counselor is there to answer any questions that you may have (or that your parents may have), to suggest colleges for…

Internships = Success

There are also many parallels between the process of searching for an internship and searching for the ideal college. Therefore…

The Perfect College Essay

Writing the perfect college essay requires you to be in tune with yourself. That means you must know who you are, what motivates you…

Calling All Physics Majors!

With your college applications submitted and your gratitude expressed, now is the time to apply for scholarships. Identifying…

A Forgotten Piece of the College Admissions Process

Take a moment to think about it: without your transcripts and recommendation letters from…

Loan Types

Federal Direct Subsidized Loans are loans administered by the federal government, for which you are not responsible for the interest

Show Me The Money! Advice for Evaluating Financial Aid Packages

By now, seniors may have started receiving offers from Early…

Questions to Ask and Questions NOT to Ask

As you set out on your college search, you will inevitably have the chance to ask a college representative…

It’s the New Year. Now What?

You may be looking at the second half of the year as a senior ready to graduate, or as an underclassman looking to continue your…