Essay Guidelines Part 1: Time and Content

March 9, 2018

By intern Marc Leroux-Parra Few people can argue that the personal essay, in any college application, is one of the most, if not the most, important pieces of the application. This is the largest opportunity you, as a student, have to tell your story. Don’t let the fear of sounding “backwards” or “different” impair and

Pilli’s Personal Essay Tips

March 2, 2018

“One of the most important and most controllable elements within each college application, hands down, is the essay. Being able to craft your very own narrative allows you to express yourself and for colleges to connect with what you put forward. This gives humanity to an application that would otherwise be filled solely with test

Applying to Harvard

February 22, 2018

By high school intern Marc Leroux-Parra Applying to Harvard was not easy. It was stressful and labor intensive. It was a multitiered and highly complicated process. It involved dealing with the College Board, managing a full AP course load along with the application, and managing parental “overhang” stress. By the end of it, I felt

CFM Got Talent Competition

February 13, 2018

Hello wonderful CFM students, We hope everyone is having a good start to the new year! We just wanted to remind you to complete your profile up to 100% so that you can be eligible for our new student competition, CFM Got Talent, where the winner will be awarded a free iPad. The details for

Top Colleges in Arizona

January 19, 2018

Based on U.S. News rankings that take an institution’s academic rigor, financial generosity, and opportunities provided to its students, the top five colleges in Arizona are: Arizona Christian University, Prescott College, Arizona State University-Tempe, and University of Arizona. Arizona Christian University Arizona Christian University is a devoted Christian institution where students and teachers declare their

Why should you go to college in South Carolina?

January 17, 2018

Have you always wanted to wear a pair of cowboy boots and bask in the glaring sun while eating a peach in the Iodine state? Well then you should think about going down to South Carolina for college! Some of the most popular colleges you might’ve heard about in SC are: University of South Carolina

Hardest Year Of High School?

January 11, 2018

By Osin Ghimire, a high school intern By the title you probably can guess that I am going to be talking about junior year and yes you are correct. With a new school year ahead of you and thinking about college plus balancing academics and extracurriculars, you have a very full plate! So in order

How to Ace the SAT or ACT

January 9, 2018

By Simarn Regmi, a high school intern Hey, everyone! Hope you enjoyed your break and Happy New Year 2018, yay!!! Today’s blog post is going to be for my juniors in high school who are going to be taking the SAT or ACT tests soon. Don’t all jump up in excitement hahaha…. Anyways, as a

College Application Motivator Playlist

January 5, 2018

It's the middle of college application season. We know that you've got a lot on your plate, with classes, clubs, college applications and work. Thanksgiving and winter break are just around the corner, so if you power through you'll be able to get through it! Follow us on Spotify to keep up the motivational momentum

How to Keep Your New Year’s Goals

January 3, 2018

With the New year comes a fresh new start for many. Along with that comes new year’s resolutions, both anticipated and dreaded. People suddenly start flooding the gyms but come February the gym is back to its regular capacity. Goals can really help motivate you and get you to pursue what you really want, but

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