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College Admissions Success– The Role and Importance of Extracurricular Activities

College Admissions Success– The Role and Importance of Extracurricular Activities

College Planning – College Admissions and Your Extracurricular Activities Greetings Students and Parents, If you’re an ongoing reader of my  blogs and social media posts, you know how often  I emphasize the importance of diving in – as described in detail...
College Admissions Planning on the Summer Solstice

College Admissions Planning on the Summer Solstice

Greetings Students and Families,,  It’s here!!  June 20 marks the official start of Summer in the Northern Hemisphere and today is the Summer Solstice. What does the Summer Solstice have to do with Educational and College Planning? I’m Glad you asked!  ...
College Admissions:  Understanding the FAFSA, Your Financial Aid Eligibility and the CSS Profile

College Admissions: Understanding the FAFSA, Your Financial Aid Eligibility and the CSS Profile

Greetings Families, This blog is my final piece of a 4-part series on Financial Aid and Scholarships – understanding many of finer points related to college admissions planning and your college applications.   WHEN, HOW AND WHERE DO I APPLY FOR FINANCIAL...
College Admissions Essays- Common App 2021-22 College Applications

College Admissions Essays- Common App 2021-22 College Applications

Greetings Students and Families, If you’re a regular reader of my blogs and newsletters, you’ve been following my tips on about college admissions changes throughout the pandemic-  revised AP/SAT/ACT exams, summer cancellations and closed college campuses...
College Planning– Selecting A “Major” and Creating Your Balanced List  of Colleges– Reach, Match, Safety Campuses

College Planning– Selecting A “Major” and Creating Your Balanced List of Colleges– Reach, Match, Safety Campuses

Greetings Students and Families, Whether you’re a high school junior (22) beginning the college application process– forming your college short list or perhaps you’re already in progress working on your Common Application Core Essay for the 2021-22...
College Acceptance & Ivy League 2025 Acceptance Rates: Myths of College Acceptance Rates

College Acceptance & Ivy League 2025 Acceptance Rates: Myths of College Acceptance Rates

Greetings Students & Families! We’re in the middle of AP exam testing where high schools are testing under one of three rounds of exams this year.   GOOD LUCK TO ALL OUR STUDENTS as you continue into the second week of AP testing. I also refer families to my...