Tips for Navigating the College Search Process Successfully

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When I started the BostonTechMom blog five years ago, my oldest daughter was in middle school. As of this writing, she’s in her first year of college. We began the college search process during her sophomore year of high school. My daughter knew she wanted to study computer science and was interested in having co-ops

How to Make Your STEM Activities Shine on the Common App

I recently went through the college application process with my daughter who is planning to study Computer Science in college. During high school, she participated in many STEM programs and worked on coding activities outside of school and she wondered how she should showcase her STEM extracurriculars in the Activities section of the Common App.