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College Admissions – Making the Decision – Where to Place an Admissions Deposit? Negotiate Financial Aid Awards

College Admissions – Making the Decision – Where to Place an Admissions Deposit? Negotiate Financial Aid Awards

College Admissions Decision Notifications Have Arrived!   Greetings to Seniors ’20 (and early thoughts for classes of 2021 and 2022)! Congratulations! Last year at this time, many of you were involved in visiting college campuses. You set out to identify and...
College Majors — Women’s Studies – Women’s History Month  & Anthropology- Languages & Diversity

College Majors — Women’s Studies – Women’s History Month & Anthropology- Languages & Diversity

Greetings High School Students and Families, As regular followers of my social media posts know, I share some very interesting articles across a wide-spectrum of business, humanities, STEM and arts topics. My intention is for emerging teens to discover how much more...
Keeping Your College Admissions Plan On Target and Healthy During COVID-19 — TIPS

Keeping Your College Admissions Plan On Target and Healthy During COVID-19 — TIPS

Greetings Families, In case you missed my note over a week ago- I offered some concrete suggestions for how to navigate some of the unchartered territory ahead.     Click to read:  Coronavirus and College Admissions: School Closings, Campus Visits, Cancellations and...
College Applications – Common Application Essay Prompts  2020-21

College Applications – Common Application Essay Prompts 2020-21

Greetings High School Students and Families- and Especially Juniors – Class of 2021! The Common App Prompts for 2020-21 are Unchanged The Common Application has announced that the Core College Essay-or Personal Statement prompts for the 2020-21 college...
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...
College Admissions & Applications- SAT vs ACT,  Can You Cancel Your SAT Score?

College Admissions & Applications- SAT vs ACT, Can You Cancel Your SAT Score?

Greetings Middle and HIgh School Students and Families, Earlier this week, many high school juniors (’21) participated in a within-school SAT testing day — did you know you can cancel your SAT and ACT score without penalty? If you have questions about SAT...