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Top 30 Universities Info Session and Virtual Tour Links

The pandemic has served as a double-edged sword for high school students applying to college. While students cannot visit the universities they hope to spend the next four years of their lives, …

Jul 14, 2021, updated Jul 14, 2021, by Helen Chiu

Consultant Practice Guide

To create a pleasant application experience and reach the goals of students, we suggest consultants follow this guidelines when providing services:Should doConsultants should know what they can and c…

Jun 22, 2021, updated Jun 22, 2021, by Walnut Admin

How To Track My Application and Service

After an order has been placed. Both the consultant and student can enter the same order progress page.Example order progress pageItemsItems are the steps in a regular service package. The initial st…

Jun 22, 2021, updated Jun 22, 2021, by Walnut Admin

About Us

Welcome to Walnut Education. We are an education startup located in silicon valley.College application is one of the most important steps in life. Without proper guidance, students in the US end up s…

Jun 22, 2021, updated Jun 23, 2021, by Walnut Admin

How Do I List My Service?

Welcome to Walnut Education. This article will show you how to list your services so students can reach and order from you.Create an accountStarting from the home page, click on the Switch to Consult…

Jun 22, 2021, updated Jun 23, 2021, by Walnut Admin

How To Find The Best Consultant

Welcome to Walnut Education. This article will show you how to find the best consultants to assist your application so you can get into your best colleges.Starting from the home page. You can see a f…

Jun 21, 2021, updated Jun 23, 2021, by Walnut Admin

How to Write a Unique and Memorable “Why This Major” Essay

Discover how to use impactful stories and create a “why this major” essay you’ll be proud ofThe closer you get to your high school graduation, the more often people will ask you, “What are you going …

Jun 14, 2021, updated Jun 14, 2021, by Leslie Tucker PhD

How They Got Into The Ivy League (25 essay examples)

Introduction If you are even considering applying to an American college, you are well aware that the process is quite laborious. From researching schools, to test prep, to test taking, it …

Jun 09, 2021, updated Jun 10, 2021, by Andrea Schiralli

Writing Successful College Application Essays

INTRODUCTIONIf you’re even considering applying to an American college, by now you are well aware that the process is quite laborious. From researching schools, to test prep, to test taking, it’s eas…

Jun 09, 2021, updated Jun 10, 2021, by Andrea Schiralli

One Expert's Advice to Help You Write a Strong Overcoming Adversity Essay

Learn how to pick the right adversity story and write an impressive overcoming adversity essayWhether you’re working on college or scholarship applications, you’re bound to come across the overcoming…

Jun 07, 2021, updated Jun 07, 2021, by Leslie Tucker PhD

One Expert's Advice to Help You Write a Strong Overcoming Adversity Essay

Learn how to pick the right adversity story and write an impressive overcoming adversity essayWhether you’re working on college or scholarship applications, you’re bound to come across the overcoming…

Jun 07, 2021, updated Jun 07, 2021, by Leslie Tucker PhD

Building a Balanced College List...what does that mean?

My #1 piece of advice: you NEED a balanced college list.What that means is that you have a healthy mix of colleges that qualify as likelies, targets, and reaches.How many colleges you apply to is goi…

Jun 02, 2021, updated Jun 02, 2021, by Sofia Zapiola

How to Write a Powerful Personal Statement for College

Discover which topic to choose and learn the dos and don'ts of writing your personal statement essayAs a rising senior, you’re eager to get started on your college applications. A good place to begi…

May 31, 2021, updated May 31, 2021, by Leslie Tucker PhD

WHAT IS BEHIND A SUCCESSFUL TEEN? SIMPLE – A UNITED PARENT!

Covid 19 compelled teenagers to spend more time with parents, schools were shut, outings were limited, isolation was prominent but this should have given more time for parents to interact with their …

May 29, 2021, updated May 29, 2021, by Satyam Khanna

Why Hire an Independent Educational Consultant: What Parents Need to Know

Explore how an educational consultant can help your child achieve college admissions successIf you’re the parent of a high school student, you feel the pressure of the college application process app…

May 23, 2021, updated May 23, 2021, by Leslie Tucker PhD

Why It’s Important to Choose the Best College Major for You

Learn how picking the right major can help you graduate and explore ways to find your ideal college major If you’re about to enter college within the next year or so, you’ve probably been asking your…

May 22, 2021, updated May 22, 2021, by Leslie Tucker PhD

Everything You Need to Know About Test-Optional Colleges

Discover how to make test-optional admissions work in your favorIf you’re a junior in high school, you have a lot on your plate. You’re adding schools to your college list, trying to finish the year …

May 22, 2021, updated May 22, 2021, by Leslie Tucker PhD

Why Is College so Expensive? What Colleges Don't Want You to Know

Discover why college is too expensive and how to earn your degree without breaking the bankWhether you’re a senior comparing financial aid awards or a junior researching colleges, you’ve probably ask…

May 22, 2021, updated May 27, 2021, by Leslie Tucker PhD

Parents, Are We Totally Wrong About the College Admissions Process?

Discover why we should rethink how we view elite colleges and approach the college admissions process in a new wayThe college admissions process was remarkably different when you were in high school,…

May 22, 2021, updated May 27, 2021, by Leslie Tucker PhD

Understanding Financial Aid Award Letters: Everything You Need to Know

Discover what financial aid letter terms mean and how to compare your financial aid offersCongratulations! You’ve already received a few college acceptances and you’re feeling over the moon right now…

May 22, 2021, updated May 27, 2021, by Leslie Tucker PhD

How to Choose the Best High School Summer Programs for You

Learn what matters in a summer program and discover some of the best high school summer programs that you should know aboutIf you’re an ambitious high school student, you know how important it is to …

May 22, 2021, updated May 22, 2021, by Leslie Tucker PhD

What to Do if You’re Waitlisted for College: 5 Important Steps

Learn how to get off the waitlist and into the college of your dreamsIf you’ve been waitlisted by one of the colleges you applied to, you’re probably feeling a lot of emotions right now. There’s the …

May 22, 2021, updated May 27, 2021, by Leslie Tucker PhD

How to Deal With College Rejection: 5 Steps to Help You Bounce Back

Discover how to positively move forward after you’ve been rejected from college It can arrive in different ways. Maybe you got a letter in the mail, or an email in your inbox, or a notification on yo…

May 22, 2021, updated May 26, 2021, by Leslie Tucker PhD

How to Prepare for the SAT and ACT to Earn a Meaningful Score

Learn how to approach testing in 2021 and discover the best ways to study for the SAT and ACTIf you’re a high school junior, you’ve probably spent some time thinking about college entrance exams rece…

May 22, 2021, updated May 27, 2021, by Leslie Tucker PhD

How do I write a BANG OUT statement of purpose?

1. Know your A, B, CsWhether you are applying to medical, law, or business school, or any other type of graduate program, applications will likely ask students some form of the following question:Wha…

May 18, 2021, updated May 18, 2021, by Helen Chiu