Below is a list of some of the tools and resources that we use with our students. They are free for you to download.
Domestic vs. International Student Acceptance Rates
This guide examines the discrepancy in acceptance rates between international students and domestic students at top US universities.
No Supplement College List
This is a list of universities and liberal arts colleges that you can apply to without writing a supplemental essay.
College Visit Checklist
This checklist includes the different places you should try to get to when you visit a college campus. Feel free to use it as a tool when planning your college visits.
Mock Interview Guide
This guide includes several standard interview questions asked by alumni interviewers. Please
note that interviewers typically personalize their questions, so this list is by no means exhaustive.
This is a guide to help you navigate the US college application process. It focuses primarily on the technical elements of preparing and submitting all the components of the application and also provides guidance to help you submit the strongest application possible.
Top US Colleges - Full List
This is a spreadsheet with key statistics for all the top US colleges. We recommend you use this resource to help you research these colleges and select your college long and short lists.
Summer Planning Tool
Use this spreadsheet to plan your summer; set goals, metrics, activities and a timeline.
List of US Summer Programs
This is a spreadsheet that lists many of the top US summer programs.
ACT Writing Tutorial
We’ve gotten a lot of questions about the ACT writing section. To many students (especially to international students), there is a mystery about how the scoring process works. What do those four numbers mean that come along with your overall essay score? How are point values assigned to each of these “domains”? How should I interpret my scores to improve in the future? This tutorial attempts to answer these questions and many more.