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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.

What Is a Trade School?
Careers

What Is a Trade School?

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- January 15, 2021 0

A trade school, sometimes referred to as a vocational school, is an educational institution students attended in order to learn hands-on skills in a specific ... Read More

High School Classes to Teach Teens Life Skills
High school to college

High School Classes to Teach Teens Life Skills

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- January 8, 2021 0

High school is an important part of any teenager’s development. Outside of school, it’s a time when teens get their first feelings of independence, whether ... Read More

What 2020’s Early College Admission Numbers Say About This Crazy Year
Acceptance Rates

What 2020’s Early College Admission Numbers Say About This Crazy Year

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- December 30, 2020 0

As with many of the traditional institutions in our society, the global pandemic has left a lasting impact on college admissions and will have serious ... Read More

Majors That Make the Most Money
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Majors That Make the Most Money

Matthew Schwartz Matthew Schwartz- November 20, 2020 0

The point at which a high schooler seriously starts thinking about college is a monumental moment and with it comes many daunting decisions.  Students decide ... Read More

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

As though we didn't already have enough acronyms to remember while forging ahead on the road to college admissions! But, if your student is at ... 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?
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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