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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...
COLLEGE ADMISSIONS- LAST MINUTE TIPS FOR JNRS & SNRS – WHAT IF YOU’RE WAITLISTED? GAP YEARS? NEGOTIATING FINANCIAL AID

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS- LAST MINUTE TIPS FOR JNRS & SNRS – WHAT IF YOU’RE WAITLISTED? GAP YEARS? NEGOTIATING FINANCIAL AID

Greetings Students & Families! Congratulations to all  our Seniors!  I’m so proud of everyone – college acceptances, lucrative scholarships and invitations to participate in research/honors programs. Bravo! Most Seniors have spent the last month making difficult...
Medical School Admissions and AMCAS, MCAT TIPS

Medical School Admissions and AMCAS, MCAT TIPS

  Greetings Undergraduates (and High School Students)! Perhaps you’ve always known you wanted to engage in patient care and aspired to become a physician.  If we worked together during high school you were already made aware of the essential steps towards achieving...
AP Exams– Tips for Preparation – AP Courses & College Applications

AP Exams– Tips for Preparation – AP Courses & College Applications

Greetings Students and Families, This is my third blog in a 4-part series on AP Exams.  As you know, there are three different rounds of exams this spring- your high school will have already determined the dates students will sit for exams.  This can be a stressful...
Colleges and Universities Having Announced Test-Optional Policies for 2021-22 and the Common App 2021-22

Colleges and Universities Having Announced Test-Optional Policies for 2021-22 and the Common App 2021-22

Greetings Students and Families, During the 2020-21 college application cycle, many students were confused and also thrilled to hear that record numbers of colleges and universities had adopted a Test Optional Policy.  My blog to understand this policy on this...