Jessica Tomer

Jessica Tomer

Jessica Tomer is the Director of Communications at the Commonwealth School in Boston. You can follow her on Twitter @JessicaTomer

Articles

How to Buy Your First Car

Buying your first car in high school or college exciting...but pretty intimidating. All you need, though, is to arm yourself with the right information.read more

Should I Be Worried About College as a High School Freshman?

Should you be worried about college now, as an incoming high school freshman? No! But you should be thinking about college (at least a little bit).read more

What to Do When You Can't Make Your Tuition Payment

At some point, you and your parents may find yourselves trying to figure out how to make tuition costs without breaking the bank. Here's some helpful advice!read more

How to Change Your College Major

It's hard to admit you didn't make the right choice the first time you chose a major, but we're here to make sure your second major decision is the right one.read more

Co-ed Dorms: Sleeping Together

Co-ed dorms aren't the norm at most colleges, but it does happen. So what's it like sharing a dorm with members of the opposite sex? Read on to find out.read more

Pros and Cons of an Online College Education

Check out our list of pros and cons to earning a college degree online to see how it might work for you. read more

6 Tips for Excelling in Your Online Grad School Classes

Taking a class online isn't like the in-person course work you're accustomed to, especially for grad school. Here are six ways to excel in your online classes.read more

College Application Proofreading Tips From an Editor-in-Chief

Grab a red pen and get ready to whip your college application into shape. read more

Admission Essay Ideas That Just Don't Work

Some college application essay ideas are bad, and you may not know which ones are. Here are some essay ideas that don't work and potential alternatives.read more

How to Pick Your Match, Safety, and Reach Colleges

You may have heard of reach, match, and safety schools, but what do they mean and how do you find them? Here's what you need to know to build your college list.read more