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

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

Greetings Students and Families, How is everyone doing? I hope you’ve been following my COVID-19 related changes on online learning, revised AP exams and anticipated changes in SAT/ACT formats on the horizon.  As you head into the end of the academic year, this...
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 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 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: WHAT DO ADMISSIONS OFFICERS CONSIDER IN YOUR COLLEGE APPLICATION?

COLLEGE PLANNING: WHAT DO ADMISSIONS OFFICERS CONSIDER IN YOUR COLLEGE APPLICATION?

Greetings, As the school year gets underway, it’s a great time for reflections and introspection. Is Your Student on Target? Building a college plan for success throughout high school will increase chances of success during the college admissions and college...
College Planning:  Welcome Back – Tips for A Successful Academic Year – On Target?

College Planning: Welcome Back – Tips for A Successful Academic Year – On Target?

Greetings Students and Families ! Whether you’re a high school senior (2020) working on your college applications, or a student new to high school (and maybe even wondering about classes and AP vs. AICE vs IB curriculum options)– each new school year...