Financial Aid for US Universities

Disclaimer: This article was originally written by Annabelle Ooi in 2014 and reviewed/edited by the CollegeLAH team in September 2020 Image Source FINANCIAL AID PART ONE: JARGONS & CHOOSING UNIVERSITIES Hello prospective Class of 2019 (and later)! I am Annabelle, a sophomore at Mount Holyoke College. When I applied to American universities, I remember beingContinue reading “Financial Aid for US Universities”

CollegeLAH’s Guide to Using Common App

  Creating your CommonApp account Go to https://apply.commonapp.org/createaccount and select “First Year Student”. This will lead you to the next page to create an account. Fill in the required questions which should be self-explanatory. Once you are logged in, you are able to view your Dashboard and your full CommonApp Account. Your CommonApp Account YourContinue reading “CollegeLAH’s Guide to Using Common App”

How To Write Successful US College Application Essays?

I have been asked to help proofread a few US college application essays.  I have a few things to say and would like to help spark your inspiration. 🙂 Of course, this is just my humble opinion. I am in no way a professional essay writer, a spy in the admissions office, or an expert psychologistContinue reading “How To Write Successful US College Application Essays?”