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College Admissions Success– The Role and Importance of Extracurricular Activities

College Admissions Success– The Role and Importance of Extracurricular Activities

College Planning – College Admissions and Your Extracurricular Activities Greetings Students and Parents, If you’re an ongoing reader of my  blogs and social media posts, you know how often  I emphasize the importance of diving in – as described in detail...
College Admissions Planning- Tips for Common App 2021-22 Given the Pandemic

College Admissions Planning- Tips for Common App 2021-22 Given the Pandemic

Greetings Students and Families, If you’re a regular reader of my blogs and newsletters, you’ve been following my tips throughout the pandemic on handling school closings, extracurricular activities on pause,  revised AP/SAT/ACT exams and summer...
College Admissions Planning- Tips for Common App 2021-22 Given the Pandemic

College Admissions: How Much Can We Afford to Pay For College?

Greetings Families, This blog continues my series on Financial Aid and Scholarships- related to your Common Application 2021-22 and your College Admissions Planning   HOW MUCH CAN WE AFFORD TO PAY FOR COLLEGE? Based on whatever “list” of college rankings appeals...
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 Applications: What Do Admissions Officers Want to Know? Top 10 Mistakes

College Applications: What Do Admissions Officers Want to Know? Top 10 Mistakes

Greetings Students and Families, How is everyone doing? As you head into the end of the academic year, this is the time to assess what you’ve learned about yourself and explore whether goals were attained?  Some things were out-of-your control – but...
College Admissions Planning– Summer Programs During COVID– Online Programs?

College Admissions Planning– Summer Programs During COVID– Online Programs?

Greetings Students and Families, As regular readers of my college admissions newsletters and blogs know, college admissions is a holistic– meaning that college admissions officers want to know about how your perceived academic and personal interests were...