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College Admissions – Tips for Recent HS Graduates for College Freshman Success– Curriculum Issues During COVID? Online Campus?

College Admissions – Tips for Recent HS Graduates for College Freshman Success– Curriculum Issues During COVID? Online Campus?

Greetings Students and Families This blog continues my multi-part series — this is part III with even more tips for new and currently enrolled undergraduates. Understanding Undergraduate Degree Requirements Impact of COVID-Revised AP exams & other entry...
College Admissions & Undergraduate Success During COVID- Gap Year? Online College Campus? Finances Changed?

College Admissions & Undergraduate Success During COVID- Gap Year? Online College Campus? Finances Changed?

Greeetings Students and Families! About this time every summer, I prepare a my blog series packed with tips for new college freshman and thoughts for high school students looking ahead to their transition and their college applications.    This year, there’s...
College Admissions- Common Application 2020-21   Seniors ’21 What Should You Be Doing Now!?

College Admissions- Common Application 2020-21 Seniors ’21 What Should You Be Doing Now!?

Greetings Students and Families- — Especially Our Seniors ’21! In   Everything You Need to Know About College Admissions – I provided a detailed explanation of what admissions officers want to know about you and a road map of all the moving parts to...
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...