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

Colege 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...
COLLEGE ADMISSIONS PLANNING: COLLEGE APPLICATIONS- EARLY DECISION (ED) & EARLY ACTION (ED) – IS EARLY DECISION RIGHT FOR YOU?

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS PLANNING: COLLEGE APPLICATIONS- EARLY DECISION (ED) & EARLY ACTION (ED) – IS EARLY DECISION RIGHT FOR YOU?

Greetings Students and Families, In 2023 COLLEGE ACCEPTANCE RATES– IMPACT ON YOUR COLLEGE ADMISSIONS PLAN?, and College Acceptance Rates- Don’t Worry Plan Early, I discussed college acceptance rates and urged you to try to see past the aggregate data...
College Applications and College Essays: Tips for Writing Your College Specific Supplemental Essays Part II of III

College Applications and College Essays: Tips for Writing Your College Specific Supplemental Essays Part II of III

Greetings Seniors (2021) and Families of all High School Students, This is the second of a two-part series on College Application Essays. In Part I- I discussed the Core College Essay. This blog focuses on learning more about how to tackle the College Specific...
College Applications & College Essays Part 1 of 3  Tips for Writing Your Amazing Common Application 2020-21 Core Essay

College Applications & College Essays Part 1 of 3 Tips for Writing Your Amazing Common Application 2020-21 Core Essay

Greetings High School Seniors ’21 and Families of all High School Students, In COLLEGE ADMISSIONS- COMMON APP 2020-21 ESSAY PROMPTS & NEW INFORMATION I discussed some of the new features of the Common App 2020-21, including the new COVID prompt and provided...
College Admissions Planning and College Applications- Are AP Exams and Scores- Required? Which Ones? Understanding AP ExamScoring?

College Admissions Planning and College Applications- Are AP Exams and Scores- Required? Which Ones? Understanding AP ExamScoring?

Greetings Students and Families AP Curriculum & Exams !!   Each spring a few weeks before AP exams begin, I provide updated helpful links and reminders about AP exam rubrics and preparation. If you’re a student taking an AP course during 2020-21, please...
College Admissions- Back-to-School – Welcome Back! Online or Hybrid– Tips for A Strong Start!

College Admissions- Back-to-School – Welcome Back! Online or Hybrid– Tips for A Strong Start!

Greetings Students and Families! For students in South Florida, Texas and throughout the South, many of you are already into your new school year this week and students everywhere will be back in the classroom within the next few weeks!  How was your first day of...