Kristen Moon

Kristen Moon is an independent college counselor and founder of MoonPrep.com. Moon Prep provides one-on-one tutoring services catered to university admission. They guide students through the entire application process, including completing applications, personal statements, supplemental essays, student résumés, scholarships, and financial aid. Their specialty lies in the Ivy League, direct medical programs (BS/MD), and highly competitive universities.

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Top Tips for Summer Job Shadowing

Job shadowing can be a great addition to anyone's resume. Here's some advice on how to find job shadowing opportunities and excel at them.read more

4 Free Courses for High School Students Interested in STEM

If you excel in science and math, you might not feel challenged enough in your high school classes. Here are some free courses that will give you that challenge!read more

3 Adventurous Gap Year Programs to Consider

Gap years are becoming more and more popular. If you're a student looking to have a unique experience before college, check out these worldly programs.read more

Spring College Planning Checklist for High School Juniors

The second half of junior year is the prime time to start planning for college. Here's what you should be doing to prepare for college application season during the spring of junior year and into the summer.read more

The Fast Track to Medicine: 6-Year Direct-Entry Medical Programs

You've always wanted to be a doctor--why wait four more years to focus on getting into med school? Read on to learn more about direct-entry medical programs in college.read more

How to Get Accepted to a Direct Medical Program

Because medical school acceptance is so competitive, many students decide to apply to direct medical programs, or BS/MDs. Here are a few tips that students should follow to stand out in their applications.read more

5 Mistakes to Avoid on the FAFSA

Regardless of your financial need or year in college, you should probably fill out the FAFSA. And when you do, make sure you avoid these five mistakes.read more

SAT Subject Tests Explained

You've probably heard of SAT Subject Tests, but what exactly are they? And how do they affect your college applications? Here's a quick breakdown!read more

5 Things Parents Need to Know About the FAFSA

If you or your child are applying to college, here are five essential things you need to know about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). read more

The Secret to Gaining Admission to the Ivy League

It's no easy feat to be accepted to the Ivy League and other top-tier universities. But being "pointy" instead of "well rounded" could do the trick...read more