Should you write a letter of recommendation?

Should you write a letter of recommendation?
Being asked to write a letter of recommendation is an honor. A student you have mentored and watched grow into the talented individual they are respects your opinion enough to ask you to write a letter of recommendation on their behalf. But are you the best person for the job? Here are a few things to think about before taking on the responsibility...
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High School Senior's February Checklist

High School Senior's February Checklist
Your last year of high school is a busy time. Between your extracurriculars and with finals coming up it can be hard to keep up with everything. Making a checklist of things that need to be done and when they should be done by is a great way to stay organized. Here are a few things that should be on it this month:Reply to early decisionsIf you've r...
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Anatomy of Letters of Recommendation

Anatomy of Letters of Recommendation
So you have accepted a request to write a letter of recommendation, now what? Being able to write a letter of recommendation on a student's behalf allows you to have a great influence on their acceptance to their program. But never fear, there are a few LOR guidelines that can make the daunting process a lot easier. First… The beginning of the lett...
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How to land an internship with no experience

How to land an internship with no experience
The word "internship" is oftentimes associated with college undergraduates looking to get a foot in the door of the career they are pursuing. But internships are becoming more and more popular amongst high school students looking to explore different career options or trying to network and gain experience in a field they plan to pursue. Applying to...
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8 Interview Tips For Prep School And College

8 Interview Tips For Prep School And College
Whether you're applying to prep school or college, interviewing is an important part of the process. Getting an interview is the final stage of applying that not only gives the school a chance to better know you, but gives you a chance to see if the school is a right fit for you. Here are a few helpful ideas for getting through this important step:...
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Recommendation Letter Etiquette

Recommendation Letter Etiquette
Whether you're applying to a summer internship, preparatory school or job, a letter of recommendation is an important part of many applications. But asking for a LOR can be almost as stressful as the recommendation process. Here are a few tips we hope will help:​Ask Early Asking early is important for many reasons. First, you want to make sure that...
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KudosWall was featured in Business NH Magazine's Tech Report

KudosWall was featured in Business NH Magazine's Tech Report

Helping Your Children Find Their Passion

Helping Your Children Find Their Passion
​As a parent, you want your child to find a passion that will motivate them to work hard and will help them live a full life. But how can you help your kid find that spark? We have a few tips. ​Don't choose their passion for themEven though you might have dreams of your child becoming a concert pianist or hope that they will fall in love with codin...
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From the Co-Founder's Desk

From the Co-Founder's Desk
Our co-founder started brand new blog called From the Co-Founder's Desk, it features all kinds of interesting news about KudosWall all from the perspective of a #student. Check it out for yourself!

5 things you need to know when applying to prep school

5 things you need to know when applying to prep school
​College-preparatory schools offer students academically challenging and enriching environments. Additionally, some offer specialized resources for students who are artistically inclined that would not be found in public high schools. Applying to prep schools can be an intimidating process. Here are some things you might want to keep in mind:Schedu...
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KudosWall featured in Boston Tutoring Services' blog

It is important to keep track of your proud moments, no one knows better than an educator who helps students to get into a good prep school or a good college. Please read the blog posted by Boston Tutoring Service's explaining how KudosWall can be helpful for students applying for colleges.Boston Tutoring Services helps greater Boston area students...
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7 New Year's Resolutions for Students

7 New Year's Resolutions for Students
Let's bring in the New Year right by setting attainable goals that will bring us success in the upcoming year. Here are a few suggestions: 1.  Aim for Good GradesThis might be an obvious resolution, but it's an important one. Reflect on study habits that have prevented you from getting good grades in the past and focus on changing those habits...
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Wishing you a happy and kudos filled 2017

Wishing you a happy and kudos filled 2017
2016 has been a great year for the KudosWall community. We are fascinated by what our community and K-12 students have achieved in the year of 2016.As KudosWall continues to grow, we want to make sure that you have the best features at your fingertips to help you succeed. As we welcome 2017, our digest of the year 2016 below. We are thankful for al...
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Why All College Applicants Should Have A Resume

Why All College Applicants Should Have A Resume
The college application process is multifaceted and difficult. Having a prepared resume or portfolio is one of the best ways to help yourself have a smooth application process. Here's how it'll help: The Application itself→ College applications all have one thing in common: they start out blank. Having your resume by your side will save you time w...
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5 Ways To Make Your College Application Stand Out

5 Ways To Make Your College Application Stand Out
Last year, Princeton University accepted seven percent of applicants into their class of 2019. While according U.S. News and World Report, Princeton is the most selective of national universities, other schools don't far too far behind in their low acceptance rates. With more and more international and domestic students applying to the same schools...
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The Magic Formula to Finding The Right College

The Magic Formula to Finding The Right College
With thousands of institutions for higher education in the United States alone, it's safe to assume that there is more than one university that would fit your needs. While there is no "magic formula" to finding the one college you're meant to go to, by defining what's important to you, you can narrow down your choices. Here are some important facto...
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College Preparation - What You Should Be Doing When

College Preparation - What You Should Be Doing When
The future is a scary thing, but one thing that could make it a little less scary is being prepared. Here's a helpful timeline of what you should be doing to be prepared for your future and when you should be doing them.Middle School: Middle school is a good time to set yourself up for good study and time management habits. Fill up your schedule wi...
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The 1 Thing That Will Make An Eye-Catching Resume

The 1 Thing That Will Make An Eye-Catching Resume
Picture this: you've applied to the college, summer program, or job that you know you're the perfect candidate for, but the admissions officer, program head, or employer has gone through 50 resumes already and by the time they get to yours, they're just skimming through them. How can you ensure they don't miss your key points? Lucky for you, you've...
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Scholarships That Will Help You Get The Most Out Of Your Summer

Scholarships That Will Help You Get The Most Out Of Your Summer
There are a lot of things to do with your summer. You could volunteer, attend classes or participate in a dance intensive. With all these options, it's clear that spending your summer sitting around at home is not an option. Don't let the cost of these programs get in your way. Here are a few scholarships and scholarship finders that can help you g...
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How To Use Your Summer To Get Ahead

How To Use Your Summer To Get Ahead
You love to dance, play basketball, and you wish you could learn more about space. But with your busy class schedule it's hard to dedicate enough time to excel at your extracurricular activities. Why not use your summer to get ahead? Here are a few programs that might interest you:Dance CampsWhether your interest lies in modern dance, ballet, hip-h...
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