Meaghan Heffernan

Meaghan Heffernan

Meaghan is an Assistant Editor at Wintergreen Orchard House, a sub-division of Carnegie Communications, where she manages data for colleges and universities in the western United States. She graduated in January 2011 from Fitchburg State University with a degree in professional writing and course concentrations in political science. Meaghan wrote for student-run newspaper The Point at Fitchburg, was an active member of the English Club, and was involved in creative writing groups. During Meaghan’s free time, she can be found working at her part-time job, reading, or spending time with her family. Her college application and admission process was a breeze, and she is hoping to make the experience just as easy and organized for future college applicants.

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The SAT Subject Test

This test isn't required for admission to all colleges, so why take it? Learn here!read more

Using Social Media to Connect at College

Social media has the power to connect people. Here's how you can get connected to other freshmen at your new college before setting foot on campus.read more

3 Common Essay Mistakes

The essay you submit when you apply to college plays a big role in the admission process; it's the one area that allows you to creatively express yourself. So what do you need to watch out for?read more

Preparing Yourself: The April Vacation Research

There's nothing better than April vacation in high school: the weather is perfect and you are just mere months away from summer. Vacation is great for kicking back and relaxing, but it is also free time to get your admission information on the right track. read more