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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 Applications – HS Seniors 2021 – Last Call Early Decision & Early Action – Common App 2020-21  TIPS

College Applications – HS Seniors 2021 – Last Call Early Decision & Early Action – Common App 2020-21 TIPS

Greetings Seniors and Families  All families and students should be thinking Ahead About the College Application Process on the horizon. As our seniors wrap up their Common App 2020-21 applications and begin preparing for alumni interviews, it’s a good time...
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 –...
College Applications – HS Seniors 2021 – Last Call Early Decision & Early Action – Common App 2020-21  TIPS

College Essays -Common Application 2020-21 – COVID and Anything Else Prompts

Greetings Students and Families, Whether you’re back-to-school in the classroom, at -home or in a hybrid model, your first quarter is behind you and it’s important that you embrace the year ,– staying focused on your goals- learning, discovering and being...
College Admissions- Financial Aid & Scholarships  Yes You Can Afford College- Learn More

College Admissions- Financial Aid & Scholarships Yes You Can Afford College- Learn More

Greetings Parents and Student– Class or 2021It’s the start of Financial Aid and Scholarship application season- and a few days ago I provided my first in a series of posts on understanding all things financial aid. In COLLEGE ADMISSIONS: HOW, WHERE &...
College Admissions Planning:  Finding Your Perfect “Fit” – Researching Colleges and Majors

College Admissions Planning: Finding Your Perfect “Fit” – Researching Colleges and Majors

Greetings Students and Families, Whether you’re a high school senior (21) finalizing your college short list (Despite being precluded from campus visits during the COVID pandemic) or already in progress submitting your college applications  or perhaps you’re a...