October, 2021

use your athletic experience to make a winning college application
October 29, 2021

Write a winning student-athlete college essay

Turn your athletic experience into a winning college application Back away from the field to take in the big picture. Sports involve skill, exercise, dedication, teamwork, …

3 easy steps to empower your students
October 25, 2021

3 easy steps to an empowered student body

High schools all over the world are using the FREE spikeview platform to support their students.  It’s the fastest-growing platform to privately organize personal projects and …

tips from the college admissions office
October 22, 2021

From the Experts: THIS is what colleges want to see in applications

College admissions officers share what schools are really looking for “I know I’m a good fit for this university. But what does the admissions office want …

overcome these challenges so you can get into study abroad programs
October 18, 2021

How high school students can get accepted into study abroad programs

How practical are international opportunities in high school? Once upon a time, study abroad programs were mysterious and difficult to research. The internet, of course, makes …

How to write personal stories in college application essays
October 15, 2021

How to write personal stories in college application essays (plus a bunch of examples)

Your college essay should pack a punch, or you shouldn’t pack your bags. College application essays might as well be titled “Tell me about yourself.” This …

advice from entrepreneurs to their younger selves
October 13, 2021

Entrepreneurs: If only I knew THIS when I was young!

Advice from entrepreneurs to their younger selves There are undeniable appeals to the term “entrepreneur.” The internet and technology advancements have lowered the bar of entry …

pro tips to get recruited to play college sports like football, baseball, basketball, lacrosse
October 4, 2021

Pro tips to get recruited for college sports

About 8 million students play high school sports! Football, baseball, basketball, soccer, volleyball, lacrosse, tennis, golf, and on and on. 1 in 14 get to play …

set up spikeview for college applications
October 1, 2021

How to get started on spikeview

Personal branding is another way of saying “own your narrative.” When you’re 10-years old, there’s no pressure when an adult says “tell me about yourself.” When …