fbpx
College Admissions – Making the Decision – Where to Place an Admissions Deposit? Negotiate Financial Aid Awards

College Admissions – Making the Decision – Where to Place an Admissions Deposit? Negotiate Financial Aid Awards

College Admissions Decision Notifications Have Arrived!   Greetings to Seniors ’20 (and early thoughts for classes of 2021 and 2022)! Congratulations! Last year at this time, many of you were involved in visiting college campuses. You set out to identify and...
Online College Counseling– How to Adjust Your College Admissions Plan During COVID-19 Outbreak?

Online College Counseling– How to Adjust Your College Admissions Plan During COVID-19 Outbreak?

Greetings Students and Families, Your College Admissions Goals Haven’t Changed – But Your College Plan May Need Adjustments during school and university closings.  You’re likely working from home,  cancelled summer plans and all your extracurricular...
College Admissions — Testing Testing– What’s The Status on May AP Exams in Coronavirus Outbreak?

College Admissions — Testing Testing– What’s The Status on May AP Exams in Coronavirus Outbreak?

Greetings Students and Families, I wish you all continued ongoing good health and peace in these uncertain times.  There are many questions and as I wrote about in my previous two notes last week,  much is outside of each student’s control.  Planning for the...
Keeping Your College Admissions Plan On Target and Healthy During COVID-19 — TIPS

Keeping Your College Admissions Plan On Target and Healthy During COVID-19 — TIPS

Greetings Families, In case you missed my note over a week ago- I offered some concrete suggestions for how to navigate some of the unchartered territory ahead.     Click to read:  Coronavirus and College Admissions: School Closings, Campus Visits, Cancellations and...
STEM College Planning Part 1 of III – What is Unique About STEM College Admissions? EVERYTHING!!

STEM College Planning Part 1 of III – What is Unique About STEM College Admissions? EVERYTHING!!

Greetings Students and Parents, In my college admissions advising practice there’s an oddity that I haven’t yet been able to explain- and it’s this.  While every young adult I meet is unique- I find it fascinating to observe a cycle– whereby...
Coronavirus and College Admissions: School Closings, Campus Visits, SAT & ACT Testing Cancellations, Study Abroad, Summer Collegiate Programs

Coronavirus and College Admissions: School Closings, Campus Visits, SAT & ACT Testing Cancellations, Study Abroad, Summer Collegiate Programs

Greetings Students & Families! In recent years, I’ve written to you in the wake of weather-related school closings following Irma and Dorian and sadly, following horrific community shootings – some too close to home. Today, we face a new threat and I...