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College Admissions Planning and College Applications- Are AP Exams and Scores- Required? Which Ones? Understanding AP ExamScoring?

College Admissions Planning and College Applications- Are AP Exams and Scores- Required? Which Ones? Understanding AP ExamScoring?

Greetings Students and Families AP Curriculum & Exams !!   Each spring a few weeks before AP exams begin, I provide updated helpful links and reminders about AP exam rubrics and preparation. If you’re a student taking an AP course during 2020-21, please...
College Admissions – TEST OPTIONAL?  SAT vs ACT- What’s Required? Retest? Send Score? Understanding TEST OPTIONAL Policies Common App 2020-21

College Admissions – TEST OPTIONAL? SAT vs ACT- What’s Required? Retest? Send Score? Understanding TEST OPTIONAL Policies Common App 2020-21

Greetings Students & Families! It’s hard to accept- but Labor Day is within sight- signtalling the end of summer break and the excitement of a new school year!  Some students are already back at school. For our Seniors ’21– the College...
College Applications – AP Exams During COVID-19- Revised Format and College Admissions

College Applications – AP Exams During COVID-19- Revised Format and College Admissions

Greetings Students and Families!   I want to extend best wishes to everyone for a strong finish to the school year.  Whether you have a  few short weeks or nearly two full months remaining in your school calendar– all students enrolled in AP exams have the same...
College Applications – AP Exams During COVID-19- Revised Format and College Admissions

College Admissions — Implications of AP Format Changes During Coronavirus– NEW AP FORMAT– Impact on College Credit? College Applications?

Greetings Students and Families, It’s been over three weeks since I wrote an initial note about how to address your Educational and College Admissions goals during the COVID pandemic.   Your  college admissions goals haven’t changed, but your college admissions plan...
College Admissions — Testing Testing– What’s The Status on May AP Exams in Coronavirus Outbreak?

College Admissions — Testing Testing– What’s The Status on May AP Exams in Coronavirus Outbreak?

Greetings Students and Families, I wish you all continued ongoing good health and peace in these uncertain times.  There are many questions and as I wrote about in my previous two notes last week,  much is outside of each student’s control.  Planning for the...
Coronavirus and College Admissions: School Closings, Campus Visits, SAT & ACT Testing Cancellations, Study Abroad, Summer Collegiate Programs

Coronavirus and College Admissions: School Closings, Campus Visits, SAT & ACT Testing Cancellations, Study Abroad, Summer Collegiate Programs

Greetings Students & Families! In recent years, I’ve written to you in the wake of weather-related school closings following Irma and Dorian and sadly, following horrific community shootings – some too close to home. Today, we face a new threat and I...