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College Admissions Planning:  Finding Your Perfect “Fit” – Researching Colleges and Majors

College Admissions Planning: Finding Your Perfect “Fit” – Researching Colleges and Majors

Greetings Students and Families, Whether you’re a high school senior (21) finalizing your college short list (Despite being precluded from campus visits during the COVID pandemic) or already in progress submitting your college applications  or perhaps you’re a...
COLLEGE APPLICATIONS – TEACHER RECOMMENDATIONS, HS TRANSCRIPTS & TEST SCORES

COLLEGE APPLICATIONS – TEACHER RECOMMENDATIONS, HS TRANSCRIPTS & TEST SCORES

Greetings Students and Families, With  the 2020-21 Common Application and College Application process in full swing, you may also know by now that there are three required additional or EXTERNAL components to your college application.  Teacher and Guidance Counselor...
College Admissions Acceptance Rates– What to Ignore!  Common App 2020-21

College Admissions Acceptance Rates– What to Ignore! Common App 2020-21

ADMISSIONS TIP:  Acceptance Rates: Don’t Obsess Over Them! My recent blog: 2024 Acceptance Rates: Myths to Understand  shared some important information to hopefully clarify why you should NOT be concerned or focused on these data. For the curious, the blog...
College Admissions & Undergraduate Success During COVID- Gap Year? Online College Campus? Finances Changed?

College Admissions & Undergraduate Success During COVID- Gap Year? Online College Campus? Finances Changed?

Greeetings Students and Families! About this time every summer, I prepare a my blog series packed with tips for new college freshman and thoughts for high school students looking ahead to their transition and their college applications.    This year, there’s...
College Admissions- Financial Aid – Ignore the Sticker Price- Part I of IV

College Admissions- Financial Aid – Ignore the Sticker Price- Part I of IV

Greetings Students and Families, Whether you’re contemplating next year’s courses Selecting  High School Courses, Electives, AICE vs AP vs IB  as you begin high school, or you’re a Rising Senior (2021) starting the college application process, all...
College Admissions Planning During COVID-19– Adjustment Tips to Stay on Target with Goals!  COVID FAQ!

College Admissions Planning During COVID-19– Adjustment Tips to Stay on Target with Goals! COVID FAQ!

Greetings Students and Families, If you’re a regular reader of my blogs and newsletters, you’ve been following my tips on handling school closings, extracurricular activities on pause,  revised AP/SAT/ACT exams and summer cancellations during COVID-19- all...