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2021-22 Common Application —  OPTIONAL COVID-19 Prompt

2021-22 Common Application —  OPTIONAL COVID-19 Prompt

Greetings Students and Families, If you’re a regular reader of my blogs and newsletters, the past year you’ve read my tips on handling school closings, extracurricular activities on pause,  revised AP/SAT/ACT exams and closed college campuses during...
College Applications – Applying for Financial Aid and Scholarships –

College Applications – Applying for Financial Aid and Scholarships –

Greetings Families, This is the second in my series on Financial Aid and Scholarships related to College Admissions. WHAT To KNOW ABOUT FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIPS? All families have many questions about financial aid and paying for college including: Is our...
College Essays– Common App 2021-22  Juniors ’22 Are You Ready?  Join Our Writers’ Block Workshop

College Essays– Common App 2021-22 Juniors ’22 Are You Ready? Join Our Writers’ Block Workshop

Greetings Students and Families, Common App 2021-22  College Essays! My sophomores (23) and Juniors (22) are engaged in college research — learning more about potential academic majors that are a “fit” for their emerging interests and talents. ...
STEM College Admissions- What is A STEM Major-? What do STEM Admissions Officers Want to Know?

STEM College Admissions- What is A STEM Major-? What do STEM Admissions Officers Want to Know?

Greetings Students and Families STEM COLLEGE ADMISSIONS and STEM College Planning Are Unique– Often Multi-Disciplinary  Planning Next year’s courses ? Please CLICK to read my recent piece on High School Course Planning- AP vs AICE vs IB *** Current...
STEM College Admissions- What is A STEM Major-? What do STEM Admissions Officers Want to Know?

Medical School Admissions and AMCAS, MCAT TIPS

  Greetings Undergraduates (and High School Students)! Perhaps you’ve always known you wanted to engage in patient care and aspired to become a physician.  If we worked together during high school you were already made aware of the essential steps towards achieving...
College Admissions: Early Planning Essential to Discovery, Joy and College Application Success

College Admissions: Early Planning Essential to Discovery, Joy and College Application Success

Greetings Students and Families As we head into the holiday season- our students may be uncertain about how this year will unfold- classes moving in and out of virtual learning, extracurriculars that have been reshaped and confusion about in-person college campus...