Category Archives: college admissions

SAT/ACT: Accommodations, Test Preparations & Test “Anxiety”

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Greetings   We can all agree that the College Admissions process is complex and your application will most certainly be evaluated on several comprehensive criteria.  There are now more than 1000 Accredited Colleges and Universities  DE-EMPHASIZING ACT/SAT Scores to Admit Substantial Numbers of Students Into Bachelor-Degree Programs.   This list can be found here at FAIRTEST Let’s take a look at some…

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College Admissions Tips: Social Media- Yes They’re Watching !

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ADMISSIONS TIP: Social Media: Yes They’re Watching You Well there’s no accounting for taste, but there most certainly is a need to have a taste for a good online filter.  Whether you’re applying to an undergraduate or graduate program or changing careers, job hunting or the like, the culturally accepted practice of keeping one’s personal and professional life separate has…

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College Admissions Tips: When is Dual Enrollment the Right Fit?

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Greetings Everyone, Please join me in offering congratulations to all our graduating seniors (’18) and their families!! It’s Time for Reflections:   YEAR-END EDUCATIONAL & COLLEGE PLANNING ASSESSMENT As the end of the school year is within sight, I invite all students to reflect upon goals set in August. Which of your goals were easily attainable?  Why?  What have you…

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College Planning Tips! College Acceptance Rates

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Greetings Students and Families!  Continued Best Wishes to All Students Preparing for Exams!   If case you missed last week’s newsletter with some last minute tips for AP exams and links to grading rubrics, here’s the link: READ: AP EXAMs: Last Minute Tips & Grading Rubrics As Juniors (’19) are surrounded by graduating seniors (’18) wearing their college t-shirts and hoodies,…

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College Admission Tips: AP & SAT Subject Tests– Last Minute Tips!

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Greetings Students and Families!   I want to extend best wishes to everyone for a strong finish to the school year. To students beginning AP exams in just two weeks (and others with IB papers and AICE exams on the horizon), you’ve learned much this school year and I encourage you to spend the balance of your time focusing on…

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STEM ACADEMIC ADVISING and COLLEGE ADMISSIONS– IT’s UNIQUE!!

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  WRITERS BLOCK WORKSHOP REGISTRATION is OPEN: Juniors Complete your Common Application before Summer Vacation June 5, 6, 8, 11 &12   Greetings Students & Families! A continued round of applause to our seniors for their accomplishments and acceptances. Bravo! Sample of 2018 Acceptances including STEM majors- Engineering, Chemistry, Pre-Med, Mathematics, Computer Science, Operations Management, Computational Finance Northwestern, Georgia Tech,…

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College Admissions Tips: Finding the Right College?!

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  Finding Your Passion Multi-disciplinary majors: Capitalize on your overlapping interests in STEM, Humanities, Social Sciences, Business & even the Fine Arts! Increasing Your Chances of Admission – The Importance of Educational Goals Tips for College Research:  Academics, Social Life, Career Planning and College Ranking ______________________________________________________   Greetings Students & Families! The past few weeks students have learned of their…

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COLLEGE ADMISSIONS TIPS: What Should You Be DOING NOW!

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Greetings Students & Families Shortly after the winter break, my newsletter focused on some strategies / things to do between January and the college decision notification dates senior families marked on calendars. In case you missed recent newsletters, here are links: Planning Your CAMPUS VISITS: Increasing Your Chances of Admissions This note provides insights on what you can accomplish in…

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College Planning Tips: Campus Visits

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Greetings Students & Families Spring is a great time for campus visits! Spending time on a university campus is an essential part of the college planning process, providing you a glimpse of what college life entails and helping to shape your thoughts about what might be important or desirable in a university community. That said, I’d like to begin by…

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SHOULD YOUR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT WALK-OUT?

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Greetings, Like so many of you, the past two weeks have been emotional with intense feelings ranging from grief to anger to disgust – disgust at another senseless tragedy.  I’ve spent many hours on the phone and in face-to-face conversations with students and parents listening.   It is simply unfathomable how far we have descended as a society that we live…

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