[Podcast] Andy Friedman: Word Nerd

In today’s episode, join us as we dive into Andy’s unique journey on exploring the art of writing, the musicality of language, and how he guides students to craft compelling narratives. Get ready for an engaging and insightful discussion! TRANSCRIPT Andy Friedman: 0:00 And what what always fascinated me was how something can feel so clear […]

The Anatomy of a Good College Essay

The Anatomy of a Good Essay

If you’ve been following Signet for any period of time or reading through their provided resources, you’ve probably already heard a lot of talk about the college admissions essay.  It’s not just a big checkbox on the admissions to-do list.  It offers a chance to encapsulate your journey in life thus far.  The opportunity for […]

Capturing Your Story

The school year is coming to a close, and you’re getting excited about summer and all its possibilities.  But nagging there in the back of your mind is this little thought that won’t leave you alone.  Your college essay.  You can put it off or pretend it’s not there, but eventually, you’ll have to face […]

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 […]

Preparing to Write the College Essay

Preparing to Write the College Essay

Preparing to write your college essay? Learn what makes a great college essay, how to write one from brainstorming to final draft, and helpful quick tips.

Write Your Perfect College Essay

The college essay (or personal statement) is an important component of a college application. Discover Signet’s 8-step approach to writing the perfect essay.