Dual enrollment

Top 10 Benefits of Dual Enrollment or Dual Credit

Dual enrollment or dual credit (called College Credit Plus in…
Extracurricular activities

Why is this investment worth making? Weighing the cost versus the value of extracurricular activities

Since 2012, At The Core has helped hundreds of students with…
Demonstrated interest

Demonstrated Interest: Why it matters and the importance of being genuine

Today’s world of college admissions can feel like a moving…
Career exploration

Am I too late? Am I too early? When is the right time for career exploration with your teen?

Parents are always conscious of time. From the very beginning…
Credentials

What are credentials and certifications?

Have you heard the word “credentials” or “certifications”…
Internships

How Do You Get Internships in College?

If you have followed At The Core for any time at all, you know…
Picked your college

You’ve picked your college. Now what?

Congratulations! Your student has selected the place where they…
Choosing a college

Choosing a college: how to help your student make the final decision

Making a final decision on a college to attend will come down…
Educational Opportunity Service

Should you say “yes”? ACT’s Educational Opportunity Service and SAT’s Student Search Service

Families are sometimes surprised when shortly after taking the…
Deferrals waitlists and rejections

Deferrals, Waitlists, and Rejections: Strategies to Avoid & How to Respond

The college application game is steeped in numbers. Let’s start…