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College Applications:  After the Confetti — Managing Your College Admissions Process- Common App 2020-21

College Applications: After the Confetti — Managing Your College Admissions Process- Common App 2020-21

Hey High School Seniors and Families! Many of you have likely already submitted one or more of your college applications on the Common App 2020-21.  If you’re an Early Action/Early Decision applicant- you are well aware of earlier due dates and I urge Juniors...
Virtual College Fairs- Tips for Attendance

Virtual College Fairs- Tips for Attendance

Greetings Students and Families! Fall is College Fair season! And yet, we are dealing with the absence of college fairs and instead exploring life on college campuses through some fairly robust virtual campus tours. I hope you are open -minded about this option and I...
College Applications – HS Seniors 2021 – Last Call Early Decision & Early Action – Common App 2020-21  TIPS

College Applications – HS Seniors 2021 – Last Call Early Decision & Early Action – Common App 2020-21 TIPS

Greetings Seniors and Families  All families and students should be thinking Ahead About the College Application Process on the horizon. As our seniors wrap up their Common App 2020-21 applications and begin preparing for alumni interviews, it’s a good time...
COLLEGE ADMISSIONS, FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIPS – YES YOU CAN AFFORD COLLEGE! PUBLIC VS. PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES?

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS, FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIPS – YES YOU CAN AFFORD COLLEGE! PUBLIC VS. PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES?

Yes you can afford college! Little known facts…. Need Blind Admissions Nearly all colleges practice “need blind admissions” meaning admissions decisions are unrelated to your request to be considered for financial aid. (The exception- International students –...
COLLEGE APPLICATIONS 2020-21 – TEST OPTIONAL? SAT VS ACT- WHAT’S REQUIRED? RETEST? SEND SCORE? UNDERSTANDING TEST OPTIONAL POLICIES COMMON APP 2020-21

COLLEGE APPLICATIONS 2020-21 – 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 Thanksgiving is just around the corner and the excitement of a new school year! may be wearing off as the nature of online learning and our pandemic lingers  Some students are already back in school. Others...
College Applications – HS Seniors 2021 – Last Call Early Decision & Early Action – Common App 2020-21  TIPS

College Essays -Common Application 2020-21 – COVID and Anything Else Prompts

Greetings Students and Families, Whether you’re back-to-school in the classroom, at -home or in a hybrid model, your first quarter is behind you and it’s important that you embrace the year ,– staying focused on your goals- learning, discovering and being...