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College Applications:  After the Confetti — Managing Your College Admissions Process- Common App 2020-21

College Applications: After the Confetti — Managing Your College Admissions Process- Common App 2020-21

Hey High School Seniors and Families! Many of you have likely already submitted one or more of your college applications on the Common App 2020-21.  If you’re an Early Action/Early Decision applicant- you are well aware of earlier due dates and I urge Juniors...
Virtual College Fairs- Tips for Attendance

Virtual College Fairs- Tips for Attendance

Greetings Students and Families! Fall is College Fair season! And yet, we are dealing with the absence of college fairs and instead exploring life on college campuses through some fairly robust virtual campus tours. I hope you are open -minded about this option and I...
COLLEGE ADMISSIONS, FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIPS – YES YOU CAN AFFORD COLLEGE! PUBLIC VS. PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES?

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS, FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIPS – YES YOU CAN AFFORD COLLEGE! PUBLIC VS. PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES?

Yes you can afford college! Little known facts…. Need Blind Admissions Nearly all colleges practice “need blind admissions” meaning admissions decisions are unrelated to your request to be considered for financial aid. (The exception- International students –...
College Essays  -Common Application 2020-21 – COVID and  Anything Else Prompts

College Essays -Common Application 2020-21 – COVID and Anything Else Prompts

Greetings Students and Families, Whether you’re back-to-school in the classroom, at -home or in a hybrid model, your first quarter is behind you and it’s important that you embrace the year ,– staying focused on your goals- learning, discovering and being...
FINANCIAL AID – – IS OUR FAMILY ELIGIBLE FOR FINANCIAL AID? HOW TO PAY FOR COLLEGE?

FINANCIAL AID – – IS OUR FAMILY ELIGIBLE FOR FINANCIAL AID? HOW TO PAY FOR COLLEGE?

If you’re a Senior (2021) you’re likely smack in the middle of your college application process.  For those of you who aplied Early Decison – you’ve probably already submitted many of your applications. Crafting the perfect college essay takes time-...
College Admissions- Financial Aid & Scholarships  Yes You Can Afford College- Learn More

College Admissions- Financial Aid & Scholarships Yes You Can Afford College- Learn More

Greetings Parents and Student– Class or 2021It’s the start of Financial Aid and Scholarship application season- and a few days ago I provided my first in a series of posts on understanding all things financial aid. In COLLEGE ADMISSIONS: HOW, WHERE &...