Katie McKoon

Katie McKoon is the college counselor at UIC College Prep in Chicago, Illinois, and formerly was an Assistant Director of Admission at Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, Indiana.

Articles

A Day in the Life of a College Student

The college schedule is very different than the traditional high school schedule. You've probably already wondered what college will be like. Well, hopefully a glimpse at a day in the life of a college student will help sort some things out!read more

Test-Optional Schools vs. the SAT and ACT

How to handle (or avoid) those standardized tests . . .read more

Ace the College Interview

If all the essays, applications, and research weren't nerve-wracking enough, the admission process isn't really over for many prospective college students until they've completed an interview. This may be the first interview you've ever participated in, but don't crack under pressure. It's not as scary as you might think!read more