Podcast: Let’s get tactical: How to Plan your Summer

Welcome back to the podcast! After a refreshing holiday break, join me as I share valuable insights on making your student’s summer meaningful. Let’s kick off the year together! Access Signet’s Guide to Summer Planning here. Explore various summer programs and exciting opportunities from Pathways to Science, Teenlife, and College Match Point. TRANSCRIPT Sheila Akbar: Hello, and welcome back […]

Planning a Summer that Serves

Planning a Summer that Serves

Summer is on its way, and if you’re the parent of a high schooler, you’re probably starting to think about what they’re going to be spending all that free time doing.  How do you give them the freedom they need to refresh and avoid burnout, but also keep them challenged, mentally engaged and building a […]

Signet’s Guide to Extracurriculars

Pursuing extracurricular activities serves a more important role than simply impressing colleges. Students can participate in extracurriculars to engage with the world in a meaningful way and to forge a path towards a fulfilling and intentional life.

Interview With an Admissions Officer: The Common App and Activities List

​While it’s tempting to think of the Activities List and Common App as simply forms to fill out, they actually provide the foundation of a student’s narrative. In short, they are very important, and it’s helpful to understand exactly how they’ll be used in the admissions process.

Voluntourism

Voluntourism

How to benefit from your experience as a volunteer tourist.