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College Admissions:  Early College Planning- The Importance of Sustained & Focused Extracurricular Activities – What Do Admissions Officers Consider?

College Admissions: Early College Planning- The Importance of Sustained & Focused Extracurricular Activities – What Do Admissions Officers Consider?

Greetings Students and Parents, In nearly all my blogs, client newsletters and social media posts I emphasize the importance of diving in – as described in detail here::  COLLEGE PLANNING–FINDING YOUR PASSION! WHO ARE YOU?   As an educator and college counselor...
College Admissions & College Planning – TOP 10 Mistakes to Avoid in High School – Part III of III

College Admissions & College Planning – TOP 10 Mistakes to Avoid in High School – Part III of III

Greetings Students and Parents, Regular readers of my blogs and newsletters know that I discourage a hyper-focus on college admissions that sacrifices student joy. In fact I regularly emphasize the importance of high school as an opportunity of discovery —...
College Admissions & College Planning – TOP 10 Mistakes to Avoid in High School – Part II of III

College Admissions & College Planning – TOP 10 Mistakes to Avoid in High School – Part II of III

Greetings Students and Families  and HAPPY Thanksgiving!! This is the second of a three-part series on Top 10 Mistakes in High School related to College Applications and College Admissions.  But first… As we head into the busy holiday season, I want to take this...
College Admissions & College Planning – TOP 10 Mistakes to Avoid in High School – Part I of III

College Admissions & College Planning – TOP 10 Mistakes to Avoid in High School – Part I of III

Greetings Students and Families, If you’re a regular reader of my blog – you’ve been reading about SAT/ACT strategies, Financial Aid and Scholarships and High School Curriculum (AP IB AICE) Planning.  I recently addressed College Campus Visits and...
College Applications  – Common App 2019-20  Last Minute Tips for Seniors Who Are LOST!

College Applications – Common App 2019-20 Last Minute Tips for Seniors Who Are LOST!

Greetings High School Seniors- 2020 — and Families, If you’re stressed and drowning in the college application process – it’s time to reach out as there’s now only a few weeks remaining in the college application season.  There’s a...
College Planning- Tutors? Study Groups? Retaining Joy & Focus– TIPS for Educational Success

College Planning- Tutors? Study Groups? Retaining Joy & Focus– TIPS for Educational Success

Greetings Students and Families, What’s your favorite flavor of ice-cream?  Embrace and enjoy that scoop- don’t follow the crowd at the ice-cream store or in life! My goal is to build your student’s educational strategy to leave each student feeling...