Just for Juniors: Advising Hours with Moriah

Recorded Wednesday, December 30 at 06:00 PM

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About this livestream


Join Moriah Kofsky for another installment of CollegeVine's Just for Juniors Advising Hours!

In this event designed specifically for current juniors in high school and their families, Moriah will open the floor to allow you to ask any and all questions you might have about the admissions process. Stop in to ask a few questions or stick around for the whole hour to learn from other viewers' questions!

Your host

Undergrad College: University of Pennsylvania '19

Major: English and Women’s Studies

Work Experience: I'm passionate about merging storytelling, psychology, and spirituality to co-create experiences that transform people. In addition to advising students with CollegeVine, I work as a life coach and freelance writer.

Audience questions

These are questions from the audience that we had time to answer during the live session. If you have any other questions, you can request an answer from Moriah and other CollegeVine experts in an upcoming livestream or on the Q&A Forum anytime.
2:02@anonymous:What SAT Prep books do you recommend the most?
2:54@isabellesg03:When is a good time to start applying to colleges? I
4:43@anonymous:How should one start making a college list?
9:36@anonymous:how should we go about getting a teacher's recommendation?
13:37@MohidBasha:How do you decide on what major to apply as when you have two different interests?
15:46@anonymous:Does a personal statement have to be crafted around a certain life experience or can it be over a series of events of your life that have made you passionate about a topic?
17:33@anonymous:Not sure if my question was sent thru the first time: What are the best ways to demonstrate interest, and when should that be done?
21:14@anonymous:What is the best way to get to know a school if you cannot physically go there and get a feel for it in person?
23:51@nahahaaaaaa:What actions should a Junior take in order to make her application stand out?
30:21@Cici:How many letters of recommendation do you need in general?
31:04@nahahaaaaaa:I don't have clubs because of my education system, will that bring me down?
33:50@safiya:Can you send the same letter of recommendation to multiple schools?
34:36@anonymous:any changes in admission process due to Covid 19? understanding SAT/ACT has become optional.
37:01@anonymous:other than changes in standardized test requirement, are there any other changes in admission process??
37:54@MohidBasha:When should we start writing our essays and getting teacher recommendations?
39:35@anonymous:what is the ideal number of universities to apply to? what is the ideal number of universities to apply to
41:13@safiya:Do you think pre-college/summer course programs are worth it?
43:05@anonymous:What does an overall good college application look like?
45:46@MohidBasha:What is the difference between liberal arts colleges vs regular universities?
48:56@safiya:Is college counseling necessary?
51:10@nahahaaaaaa:What things can be harmful for an application that nobody really knows about?
53:41@anonymous:How do you navigate the essay question asking why you chose that specific school?
58:15@anonymous:what does a perfect college application look like?
59:13@anonymous:If one doesn't do many extra curriculars, do they still have a high chance of getting into colleges
62:13@anonymous:How can one determine how they'd fit in with the student body of a school you may apply to?


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