Shmoop announces free resources for students applying to college

10/20/2013 12:00:00 AM

October is now synonymous with looming college application deadlines. Shmoop has launched its newly revamped College 101 in time to help students navigate the application waters.

Shmoop’s updated sections now feature a newly-updated College Essay Lab, checklists for every step of the admissions process, and a ‘madlibs’ style assessment quiz that recommends relevant articles.

College Essay Lab

Shmoop’s new College Essay Lab offers brainstorming exercises and personal statement examples.

Master Checklists

Shmoop has checklists by grade level written by students and experts. 

Financial Aid/Scholarships

What is the difference between grants, loans, and scholarships? Shmoop offers the Real Costs of College page and a comprehensive guide to teach students how to hack the FAFSA, apply for financial aid, and apply to scholarships.

Shmoop’s College Assessment

Shmoop has created a fun, ‘madlibs’ style fill-in-the-blank quiz that personalizes and recommends content to help students on their collegiate campaign. 

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