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College Planning: High School Students

College might seem like it is still far off, but the first couple of high school years is the key to your success during the college planning process. By creating a plan for your standardized tests, extracurricular activities, and high school classes, you can ensure that you are putting yourself in the best position possible when it’s time to apply to colleges.

With these video modules, checklists, and worksheets, our course helps fully prepare you for college.

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    Module 1: Timeline: Beginning The College Application 

    • The role of parents in the college admission process
    • Finding your passions
    • Necessary skills to learn 

    Module 2: Building Your Resume

    • Scheduling classes with college in mind
    • Researching high school activities
    • Building a LinkedIn Profile

    Module 3: Creating A Strategic College List

    • Making a college list
    • Milestones to hit to keep on track
    • Going on college visits

    Module 4: The Different Ways To Apply: How To Maximize Your Chances

    • Understanding what the university values
    • Learning about Early Action, Early Decision and Restrictive Early Action
    • Senior year checklist

    Bonus: College list template checklists for early high school, junior year and senior year, and a 15-page LinkedIn Ultimate Guide.College list template checklists for early high school, junior year and senior year, and a 15-page LinkedIn Ultimate Guide.

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    • $49
    • Learn How To Make Yourself A Competitive College Applicant
    • Covers Everything You Need To Know From Course Selection, Extracurriculars, Standardized Tests, and More.
    • 1-Year Access
    • 4 Video Modules
    • 15-Page LinkedIn Ultimate Guide
    • Worksheets and Checklists
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How To Write A Winning Personal Statement

What can you offer the colleges, besides the numbers? This is where your essay comes in. It turns you into a three-dimensional person and helps you stand out from a crowded field of applicants.

Writing the personal statement—and even just brainstorming a topic—can be a struggle for high school students. That is why Moon Prep put together the collective knowledge of the team to create this video course that has everything you need to know to write a rockstar personal statement.

How The Course Works
This video course gives you the tools to showcase your personality and convince the college admission officers you are the right candidate for the school. The techniques taught in the modules will help you to display your core values in a unique personal statement.

With a selection of video modules, sample essays that worked, brainstorming worksheets, a 55-page workbook, and many advanced strategies, our course is one of the most comprehensive available.

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    Module 1: What Is The Purpose Of The Personal Statement? 

    • The pieces of the application
    • How important the essay is 
    • Bringing your application alive

    Module 2: Brainstorming Techniques 

    • 15+ brainstorming questions
    • Making your essay personal
    • Using imagery in your writing

    Module 3: How To Open Your Personal Statement 

    • Brainstorming techniques to be unique
    • Examples of our favorite opening paragraphs and why they worked

    Module 4: Writing The Body Of Your Personal Statement And Real-World Examples 

    • Showing accomplishments without bragging
    • Showing, not telling
    • Dissection of a real essay and why it works

    Module 5: Writing The Conclusion And Real-World Examples 

    • How to end your essay powerfully
    • Mistakes to avoid 
    • 3+ ways to end your essay
    • Dissection of a real essay and why it works

    Module 6: How To Edit And Revise Your Personal Statement

    • Techniques for unique writing
    • Cutting out the fluff
    • Dissection of a real essay and why it works

    Module 7: How To Bring Your Personal Statement To Life

    • Strengthening your word choice
    • Techniques for making your writing more vibrant
    • Dissection of a real essay and why it works

    Module 8: Common Grammar Mistakes And Real-World Examples 

    • Grammar mistakes to avoid
    • Making your writing stronger
    • Dissection of a real essay and why it works

    Bonus: College Essay Blueprint eBook

    • 58-pages full of advice, techniques, and examples to help you with your essay writing journey. 
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    • $99
    • Learn To Brainstorm, Write, Edit, Revise, And Strengthen Your Writing
    • Covers Everything You Need To Know About The Personal Statement For Applying To Colleges
    • 1-Year Access
    • 8 Video Modules
    • 58-Page College Essay Blueprint eBook
    • Brainstorming + Writing Worksheets
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A Step-By-Step Guide For Applying To College

Having a strong strategy for applying to colleges is essential. This is a step-by-step video course for students on the different ways to apply early, including Early Action, Early Decision I and II, and Restrictive Early Action. Our strategies help you give yourself the best chance possible of getting into your dream colleges.

How The Course Works
Our video course sets you up for success. We give you the tools you need to know how to apply to colleges efficiently. And if everything doesn’t go as planned, we teach you how to handle a waitlist, deferral, or rejection. The techniques taught in the modules explain everything you need to know about applying to college.

With a selection of video modules, checklists, and worksheets, our course helps fully prepare you for your college applications.

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    Module 1: Regular Admission vs. Rolling Admission

    • The rules of regular admission vs. rolling admission
    • Creating your college list
    • How many safety, match, and reach schools should be on your list

    Module 2: What is Early Action? 

    • The rules of EA
    • How many EA schools you can apply to
    • What to consider when applying early

    Module 3: Restrictive Early Action

    • Restrictive Early Action
    • Benefits of applying REA
    • The rules of REA
    • How to use demonstrated interest to your advantage
    • The different outcomes of REA

    Module 4: Early Decision

    • How applying ED can benefit you
    • What colleges are looking for 
    • The differences between ED I and ED II 

    Module 5: Pros and Cons of Applying Early 

    • Is applying early right for you? 
    • Who should and shouldn’t apply early

    Module 6: Can I Change My Mind? 

    • Is ED binding? 
    • What it means if you are waitlisted

    Module 7: What If I Am Not Accepted?

    • The best strategy for applying to colleges
    • What a deferral means and what to do about it
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    • $79
    • Learn What You Need To Know About Applying To Colleges
    • Covers Everything About Applying Early And Creating A College List
    • 1-Year Access
    • 7 Video Modules
    • College List Templates And Worksheets
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How To Write The Supplemental Essays

Many selective colleges will require you to write supplemental essays. These essays are another way to showcase your personality and experiences to the admission officers.

Writing these supplemental essays—and even just brainstorming a topic—can be a struggle for high school students. That is why Moon Prep combined the collective knowledge of the team to create this video course that has everything you need to know when writing supplemental essays that show your impact and core values.

How The Course Works
This video course shows you the techniques you need to create a supplemental essay that showcases a new facet of your personality and experiences. Throughout the video modules, we will go through the common different types of supplemental essays to help you put together a strong application.

With a selection of video modules, examples of essays that worked, brainstorming worksheets, and many advanced strategies, our course is one of the most comprehensive available.

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    Module 1: The “Why This School” Essay

    • A complete guide to the “Why This School” Essay
    • Examples of how to turn an essay from drab to fab

    Module 2: The “Why This Major” Essay

    • Tips for writing a “Why This Major” essay
    • Common mistakes and how to avoid them

    Module 3: The Extracurricular Essay

    • Which extracurricular activity to pick, even if you have too many choices
    • Which extracurricular activity to pick, even if you can’t think of one 
    • A complete guide to the 150-word essay

    Module 4: The Diversity/Community Essay

    • How to decide which community to describe
    • How to write an impactful essay
    • Showcasing how you are unique

    Module 5: General Tips For The Supplemental Essays

    • General tips on how to answer the short answers
    • A guide to common mistakes and how to avoid making them
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    • $79
    • Learn To Brainstorm, Write, Edit, Revise, And Strengthen Your Writing
    • Covers Everything You Need To Know About The Supplemental Essay For Applying To Colleges
    • 1-Year Access
    • 7 Video Modules
    • Brainstorming + Writing Worksheet
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The Complete College Interview Guide

Getting an interview at your dream school is one of the final steps before you can be admitted. Making a strong impression can help strengthen your case and prove why you are the right student to be admitted.

Knowing how to answer the interview questions can be a struggle for high school students. That is why Moon Prep combined the collective knowledge of the team to create this video course that has everything you need to know when answering interview questions to showcase your personality, core values, and experiences in a positive light.

How The Course Works
This video course shows you techniques you need to answer the most common interview questions. Throughout the video modules, we will walk you through the entire interview process, from getting an interview to writing a thank you note at the end.

With a selection of video modules, examples of how to answer interview questions, brainstorming worksheets, and many advanced strategies, our course is one of the most comprehensive available to help you prepare for your college interview.

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    Module 1: Why Do Colleges Give Interviews? 

    • Why you did (or didn’t) get an interview
    • Four ways to get an interview
    • Advice on accepting the interview

    Module 2: When An Interview Matters

    • Top factors for admission
    • Who will my interviewer be? 
    • The three common types of interviews

    Module 3: How To Prepare For A College Interview

    • Reusing supplemental essay material in your college interview
    • Answering “Why That School”
    • Tips for preparing for the interview

    Module 4: Common Interview Questions: Part 1

    • Topics you should avoid
    • How to turn a bad answer into a good answer
    • 10 common interview questions and how to answer them

    Module 5: Common Interview Questions: Part 2

    • 10 common interview questions and how to answer them

    Module 6: Questions To Ask In the Interview

    • Tips for the end of the interview
    • Examples of questions you can ask in interviews

    Module 7: General Interview Tips

    • Picking the right outfit
    • Handling a Skype interview
    • 3 specific nonverbal tips
    • What to take to the interview
    • Steps to take after the interview
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    • $79
    • Learn How To Conquer The College Interview
    • Covers Everything You Need To Know From Getting The Interview The Interview To What To Wear And Common Interview Questions
    • 1-Year Access
    • 7 Video Modules
    • 8-page Acing The College Interview Guide eBook
    • Brainstorming + Writing Worksheets
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The Search For Scholarships

After you get accepted to your dream school, you might be on Cloud 9. Nothing would be worse than that feeling when you realize that you can’t afford the tuition. The reality is some schools don’t offer financial aid based on need—or they don’t offer enough—which might make it seem like your dream school is out of reach. Luckily, you can get outside scholarships to cover the rising tuition costs.

That is why Moon Prep combined the collective knowledge of the team to create this video course that has everything you need to know about scholarships. By the end of the modules, you will have the tools to find enough money to pay for college without having to take out thousands of dollars in student loans.

How The Course Works
This video course shows you techniques you need to find money to pay your tuition bills. In the video modules, we will walk you through the entire scholarship process, including searching for scholarships, spotting scams, writing the essay, and filling out the FAFSA.

With a selection of video modules, examples of how to answer scholarship essays, timelines, and many advanced strategies and tips, our course is one of the most comprehensive available to help you successfully find and win scholarships.

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    Module 1: The Basics To Understanding Financial Aid

    • Why universities do (or don’t) offer scholarships 
    • The pricing equation that universities use to determine aid 
    • How much universities actually cost

    Module 2: Private Scholarships vs. Other Types Of Scholarships

    • Merit/academic scholarships and the stipulations
    • Departmental scholarships or other institutional scholarships
    • Athletic scholarships
    • Transfer scholarships
    • Private scholarships

    Module 3: Organizing The Scholarship List

    • Organize your list of colleges and essays
    • Creating a scholarship spreadsheet
    • How to spot scam scholarships

    Module 4: How To Find Private Scholarships

    • 5+ sites to check to find scholarships
    • Tips for finding real scholarships
    • What are competition scholarships

    Module 5: Tips For Finding Scholarships

    • More tips for spotting scams
    • How much time you should spend 
    • How to keep organized throughout the process

    Module 6: Timeline For Applying For Scholarships

    • When to start applying to scholarships
    • Being proactive 
    • Tips for your junior and senior years

    Module 7: Writing The Scholarship Essay

    • Looking at the audience of the scholarship committee
    • Tips for writing a vibrant essay
    • The grocery store analogy
    • Common scholarship essay topics and how to answer them

    Module 8: What To Do After Winning A Scholarship

    • Steps to take after winning a scholarship
    • Minimum qualifications scholarships might have
    • Communication tips 

    Module 9: Tips For Filling Out The FAFSA And CSS Profiles

    • What you need to know about the FAFSA
    • CSS vs. FAFSA: What’s the difference?
    • CSS and FAFSA tips
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    • $79
    • Learn How To Successful Win Scholarships
    • Covers Everything You Need To Know From The Types of Financial Aid, How To Search For Scholarships, And Writing A Winning Scholarship Essay
    • 1-Year Access
    • 9 Video Modules
    • Brainstorming + Writing Worksheets