College Essay

How many AP exams should I take for Ivy League schools?

Take as many as you can handle with the consideration of the following: 1) Don’t add additional AP classes just because it looks good on a transcript. What looks good is spending your time on high-impact, meaningful activities outside of one’s high school campus. 2) Don’t add AP classes if there is a high probability […]


What’s the Parent’s Role in Child’s Admissions into a Top Tier College?

What’s the Parent’s Role in Child’s Admissions into a Top Tier College? By Vinnie Gupta, UCEazy As school busses start rolling down the street and after-school activities start crowding the calendar, it’s affirmation that the new school year has begun. Whether your child is an 8 th grader or a 12 th grader, college is […]


Role of Parenting in Admissions into a Top Tier College?

Role of Parenting in Admissions into a Top Tier College? By Vinnie Gupta, Co-Founder, UCEazy   The new school year has begun and whether your child is an 8th grader or a 12th grader, college is always on the forefront of the minds for most parents.   As a first-generation immigrant family, we didn’t understand […]


Who is a typical UCEazy counselor?

UCEazy counselors aren’t just experts in the field-they are mentors, former admissions officers, parents of children who already went through the college process, and have diverse international experience. Recently, we began to feature some of our all-star counselor team through a series of videos. Dr. Nicole Korgie Jackson is an industry veteran with over 25 […]


Is the 8th Grade Too Early to Start College Admissions Counseling?

Recently, we posted a short video by Kelley Strong, one of our UCEazy counselors. This video is an expert’s opinion about why students in the 8th grade should start college admissions counseling. Below are three reasons why you should start counseling in the 8th grade. To watch the video, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mQ39WttNJUs&list=UUgKptU0szrx8_iUnApIy5Dg&index=4  1. College admissions counselors […]


UCEazy Co-Founder Vinnie Gupta’s interview (in Hindi)

Radio Punjab is a prominent radio station focused on first-generation immigrants from the Punjab region in India. Last week, UCEazy Co-Founder Vinnie Gupta was interviewed on the need for rising seniors to use their summer wisely.  Listen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8DoNCfe58c&list=UUgKptU0szrx8_iUnApIy5Dg&index=1 Feeling social? Interact with us and get the latest news and event information: www.facebook.com/askuceazy


Thinking of Transferring to Another College? The deadline’s coming up!

Tips for Writing Compelling College Transfer Essays For those college students that have made the personal decision to transfer colleges, whether it is because of a change in desired major or differing priorities, the personal statement will undoubtedly be one of the most important factors in making an admission decision. The essay prompts for transfer students […]


How to Relax During Stressful College Applications!

Among the personal statements, college visits, interviews, and more, it’s easy to tense up and stress out! There are so many to-do’s on your college admissions planner, but there is light in the tunnel. To help you get there, you’ve gotta take some steps to calm your mind and release tension so that you can […]


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