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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 Admissions – Selecting A Major– Lessons Learned in a Pandemic– Art, Science, Engineering, Business

College Admissions – Selecting A Major– Lessons Learned in a Pandemic– Art, Science, Engineering, Business

Greetings Students and Families, Another college application season will soon come to a close, as our high school seniors have placed their  deposits after carefully considering their college enrollment options in anticipation of beginning their undergraduate journey...
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...
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...
STEM College Admissions – Increasing Your Chances – How to Prepare for your STEM Education?

College Admissions : Where’s the MONEY $$$ ? SCHOLARSHIP RESOURCES, Financial Aid, FAFSA & CSS Profile

Greetings Seniors and Families, About a month ago I wrote a series of blogs to help you understand some of the mechanics of the FAFSA and CSS Profile- two forms that are typically required to apply for financial aid. In those blogs you learned about the two required...
College Admissions: Early Planning Essential to Discovery, Joy and College Application Success

College Admissions: Early Planning Essential to Discovery, Joy and College Application Success

Greetings Students and Families As we head into the holiday season- our students may be uncertain about how this year will unfold- classes moving in and out of virtual learning, extracurriculars that have been reshaped and confusion about in-person college campus...