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Activities for Teens to Enjoy this Summer

Activities for Teens to Enjoy this Summer

What should your teen read, watch, and listen to this summer? Hint: Signet’s recommendations are based more on pure enjoyment …
How Summer Activities Boost College Application Narratives

How Summer Activities Boost College Application Narratives

When creating a college application, a student’s main goal is to tell a story about who they are. Discover how …
How to Navigate the College Transition

How to Navigate the Transition to College

How can families ensure a smooth transition to a safe and productive freshman year? Discover helpful tips on the college …
College Admissions for Complex Students

College Admissions for Complex Students

Complex teens deserve a customized method for making crucial decisions about their future. Learn more about Signet’s secret-sauce framework …
Get on Track with College Applications This Summer

Summer: The Time for College Applications

Summer is right around the corner and it’s the perfect time for students to get on track with college applications …
How to Build a Stellar College List

How to Build a Stellar College List

How can students and their parents go about creating a stellar college list? Read Signet’s step-by-step guide …
6 tips for transforming a college essay

6 Tips for Transforming a College Essay

The revising and editing stage of writing a college essay evolves a decent essay into a great one. Discover six …
How does the college waitlist work?

How Does the College Waitlist Work?

Being waitlisted puts students in a liminal space that can be excruciating to navigate—but there is hope. Discover what to …
Dos and Don'ts of College Recommendations

Dos and Don’ts of College Recommendations

College recommendations can carry a tremendous amount of weight in a student’s application. Discover the dos and don’ts of recommendations …
How to Stand Out in the College Admissions Crowd

How to Stand Out in the College Admissions Crowd

How can students stand out in a highly competitive college admissions landscape? Discover our #1 secret to getting into college …