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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 –...
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 PLANNING: COLLEGE APPLICATIONS- EARLY DECISION (ED) & EARLY ACTION (ED) – IS EARLY DECISION RIGHT FOR YOU?

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS PLANNING: COLLEGE APPLICATIONS- EARLY DECISION (ED) & EARLY ACTION (ED) – IS EARLY DECISION RIGHT FOR YOU?

Greetings Students and Families, In 2023 COLLEGE ACCEPTANCE RATES– IMPACT ON YOUR COLLEGE ADMISSIONS PLAN?, and College Acceptance Rates- Don’t Worry Plan Early, I discussed college acceptance rates and urged you to try to see past the aggregate data...
College Planning:  Welcome Back – Tips for A Successful Academic Year – On Target? Joyful?

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

Greetings Students and Families ! Whether you’re a high school senior 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 creates...
FINANCIAL AID – – IS OUR FAMILY ELIGIBLE FOR FINANCIAL AID? HOW TO PAY FOR COLLEGE?

College Applications and College Essays: Tips for Writing Your College Specific Supplemental Essays Part II of III

Greetings Seniors (2021) and Families of all High School Students, This is the second of a two-part series on College Application Essays. In Part I- I discussed the Core College Essay. This blog focuses on learning more about how to tackle the College Specific...