Author: Matthew Schwartz

Matthew SchwartzMatthew is a senior at The Haverford School, in Haverford, PA. He is the editor-in-chief of his school newspaper, The Index. He enjoys writing, photography, and film making.

College Rankings in the US: Which Site to Use?
College Search

College Rankings in the US: Which Site to Use?

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- August 27, 2020 0

Each year as the college decision deadlines approach, new rankings are released in mass numbers from numerous websites. How can you know which ones to ... Read More

What to Know About Your College First Aid Kit
College Life

What to Know About Your College First Aid Kit

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- August 12, 2020 0

Going to college can be scary for many students. For the first time in their lives, they will be on their own, forced to make ... Read More

What Should You Put in a Brag Sheet for College?
Applications

What Should You Put in a Brag Sheet for College?

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- August 7, 2020 0

The brag sheet is an integral piece of the college application process yet, it's not talked about often enough. For many, its exact role in ... Read More

What to Know About the NESCAC Schools and Little Ivies
College prep

What to Know About the NESCAC Schools and Little Ivies

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- August 5, 2020 0

What is the NESCAC? The NESCAC, or New England Small College Athletic Conference, is an athletic conference comprised of highly selective liberal art institutions from ... Read More

What Should Be on Your College Search Spreadsheet?
College Search

What Should Be on Your College Search Spreadsheet?

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- July 29, 2020 0

Organizing a list of colleges can seem like a daunting task and in reality, it oftentimes is. From the dozens of pieces of mail sent ... Read More

How Many Colleges Should You Apply to?
Apply

How Many Colleges Should You Apply to?

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- July 28, 2020 0

There are hundreds of factors that go into where a student decides to apply to college. From academics, location, athletics, Greek life, and much more, ... Read More

Tips for Getting a Great Letter of Recommendation for College
Applications

Tips for Getting a Great Letter of Recommendation for College

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- July 5, 2020 0

A letter of recommendation for college is one of the most universal parts of the application process and is something every student no matter their ... Read More

What to Know About SAT Subject Tests for 2020
SAT

What to Know About SAT Subject Tests for 2020

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- June 24, 2020 0

The effects of coronavirus are widespread and long-lasting, and many  aspects of our daily lives will be impacted in ways we cannot even imagine. In ... Read More

9 Tips to Help You Play the Financial Aid Game
College Savings

9 Tips to Help You Play the Financial Aid Game

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- April 19, 2020 0

Over the last decade, the process of getting into college has become akin to playing a "game." The "winners" are good at understanding the rules ... Read More

Graduations in the Age of Coronavirus
High school to college

Graduations in the Age of Coronavirus

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- April 12, 2020 0

Every year in the United States, approximately 7.2 million students will graduate from either high school or college. However, this year those 7 million students ... Read More

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