Category Archives: college applications

College Admissions Tips: Seniors Are You Working on Your Common Application College Essay?!

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Attention High School Seniors (19) and parents! If you haven’t already done so, it’s time to get started on your college applications.  Specifically, it’s time to start your College Applications- Common Application, Coalition or College Portal- It’s ESSAY TIME!   If you’re late getting started with college admissions planning, don’t worry because whether you’re just starting to get organized or you’ve…

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College Planning Tips! College Acceptance Rates

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Greetings Students and Families!  Continued Best Wishes to All Students Preparing for Exams!   If case you missed last week’s newsletter with some last minute tips for AP exams and links to grading rubrics, here’s the link: READ: AP EXAMs: Last Minute Tips & Grading Rubrics As Juniors (’19) are surrounded by graduating seniors (’18) wearing their college t-shirts and hoodies,…

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STEM ACADEMIC ADVISING and COLLEGE ADMISSIONS– IT’s UNIQUE!!

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  WRITERS BLOCK WORKSHOP REGISTRATION is OPEN: Juniors Complete your Common Application before Summer Vacation June 5, 6, 8, 11 &12   Greetings Students & Families! A continued round of applause to our seniors for their accomplishments and acceptances. Bravo! Sample of 2018 Acceptances including STEM majors- Engineering, Chemistry, Pre-Med, Mathematics, Computer Science, Operations Management, Computational Finance Northwestern, Georgia Tech,…

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COLLEGE ADMISSIONS TIPS: What Should You Be DOING NOW!

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Greetings Students & Families Shortly after the winter break, my newsletter focused on some strategies / things to do between January and the college decision notification dates senior families marked on calendars. In case you missed recent newsletters, here are links: Planning Your CAMPUS VISITS: Increasing Your Chances of Admissions This note provides insights on what you can accomplish in…

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College Planning Tips: Campus Visits

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Greetings Students & Families Spring is a great time for campus visits! Spending time on a university campus is an essential part of the college planning process, providing you a glimpse of what college life entails and helping to shape your thoughts about what might be important or desirable in a university community. That said, I’d like to begin by…

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College Planning Tips: Best “Fit”? Stay on Target!!

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Greetings Students & Families — Especially Juniors – Class of 2019! I often hear from young adults who seem to think they have already decided the field that they want to study as undergraduates and even as graduate students! Their enthusiasm is wonderful, but at times these early academic/career choices rest upon preconceived notions about their interests and  misinformation about…

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Seniors: What Should You Be Doing Now! Admissions Updates

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Senior Families    (and a preview for everyone else)! This year, many of my students applied Early Decision and non-binding Early Action. I know you’ve all marked your calendars with college decision notification dates.  What should you be doing between now and then?  What do you do if you’re deferred to the Regular Decision pool? REMINDERS!!  WHAT TO DO NOW: PARENT…

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Get Started on College Planning This Thanksgiving!

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Greetings Students & Families!   Best wishes to everyone for a healthy and happy Thanksgiving holiday! Safe travels!   As I noted in my recent newsletters, one of the most important goals of high school isn’t about being accepted to college.  Students can become overwhelmed with the pressures and demands of their classes, test preparation and extracurricular activities such that they…

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Tips for Success: Alumni /Admissions Interviews

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Greetings: Students are receiving invites to meet with local alumni interviewers in their community.  you may also be visiting campuses and participating in scheduled interviews . Admissions/Alumni Interviews:  Some tips for a successful interview! Alumni Interview invites:  Timely response is required-24 hours! Some alumni interviewers can email you with very short notice. It’s acceptable to ask to reschedule if you…

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FAQ for Seniors– The ?s That Keep Popping Up

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Greetings, Many students have completed their applications and some are only just beginning.   At this time of year, there are some recurring questions that my clients ask.   If you need assistance with completing admissions, scholarships or financial aid applications– please contact me: Contact Bonnie R. Rabin, PhD ??? “I cannot submit my application because my teachers haven’t submitted their recommendations…

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