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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 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...
College Admissions & College Success – SAT/ACT  Accommodations & Learning Disabilities

College Admissions & College Success – SAT/ACT Accommodations & Learning Disabilities

College Admissions & College Success – SAT/ACT Accommodations & Learning Disabilities   Greetings Students and Families, Many teens are diagnosed with learning and emotional disabilities– some requiring accommodations.   I partner with various...
College Applications – Increase Chances of College Acceptance- Contests & Competitions

College Applications – Increase Chances of College Acceptance- Contests & Competitions

Greetings Students and Families, We are zooming along in the second-semester and it’s the perfect time for a check-up  – Planning Courses, Exploring Summer Opportunities, Confirming Testing Schedules, Planning Virtual College Campus Visits, Thinking about...
STEM College Admissions – Increasing Your Chances – How to Prepare for your STEM Education?

STEM College Admissions – Increasing Your Chances – How to Prepare for your STEM Education?

Greetings Students and Families, This is the second blog in my multi-part series on STEM COLLEGE PLANNING. As regular readers of my newsletters and blogs know, I’ve spoken about how College Admissions Officers want to know two things about every applicant: 1 Who...