Articles by Carlin Carr

College Application Tips & Information for the College-Bound Teen

Free College Application Information for the College-Bound Teen

The college-bound teen has much to consider, and a little planning can go a long way. Read these helpful college application tips, and access extra information and resources.  Read More…

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Curing the Admission Application Blues

What really goes into admissions decisions

Have you been waking up in cold sweats with nightmarish images of collegiate iron gates slamming in your face? Your diagnosis is simple: admission application blues. You are not the first student to come down with this syndrome, but there  Read More…


Study Abroad: The World Is Your Classroom

Find your own mecca abroad

Imagine yourself traversing the sprawling European countryside on a speeding train from Rome to Berlin to Paris.   Read More…


Study Groups: Befriend the Class Know-It-All

Study groups can help you get through tough courses

If the geeky guys in the front row of your eight o’clock calculus class annoy you with their incessant note taking, you may just want to make them your new best friends. That’s right, many college students find that forming study groups outside their regular group of friends has proven to be a huge success.   Read More…


How to Rule at Your Interview

Four tips to help you cope with your first interview

Tips on Preparing For Your Interview

Before you set out for your interview, do some research on the company. Just like your college search, you want to know what you are getting into.   Read More…


Etiquette for College Internships

Importance of maintaining professionalism long after the interview

Many doors may open to students as a result of doing college internships. Discover the importance of maintaining professionalism long after the internship interview.  Read More…


What Does the Bursar’s Office Do?

And more importantly, how can it help me?

The Bursar

The Bursar’s Office has the responsibility of organizing your tuition account and can be quite helpful in setting up a payment plan.  Read More…


Financial Aid 101: A Timeline to Help You Through the Process

College Loan, Scholarship & Grant Application Tips for College Freshman

Find helpful college loan, scholarship and grant application tips to help you through the financial aid process. Follow our easy timeline at  Read More…



Carlin Carr received her bachelor's degree from Mount Holyoke College and her master’s degree from the National University of Ireland. She also studied at the University of Mumbai, India, on a Rotary Ambassadorial Fellowship.