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College Admissions Planning- The Role and Importance of Extracurricular Activities

College Admissions Planning- The Role and Importance of Extracurricular Activities

Greetings Students and Parents, If you’re an ongoing reader of my  blogs and social media posts, you know how often  I emphasize the importance of diving in – as described in detail here::  COLLEGE PLANNING–FINDING YOUR PASSION! WHO ARE YOU?   As an educator and...
College Admissions & Applications: What Do Admissions Officers Want to Know? Top 10 Mistakes

College Admissions & Applications: What Do Admissions Officers Want to Know? Top 10 Mistakes

Greetings Students and Families, How is everyone doing? I hope you’ve been following my COVID-19 related changes on online learning, revised AP exams and anticipated changes in SAT/ACT formats on the horizon.  As you head into the end of the academic year, this...
College Admissions & College Success – SAT/ACT  Accommodations & Learning Disabilities

College Admissions & College Success – SAT/ACT Accommodations & Learning Disabilities

Greetings Students and Families, Many teens are diagnosed with learning and emotional disabilities– some requiring accommodations.   I partner with various providers and their families to understand and navigate a myriad of issues that surface relating to course...
College Applications – AP Exams During COVID-19- Revised Format and College Admissions

College Applications – AP Exams During COVID-19- Revised Format and College Admissions

Greetings Students and Families!   I want to extend best wishes to everyone for a strong finish to the school year.  Whether you have a  few short weeks or nearly two full months remaining in your school calendar– all students enrolled in AP exams have the same...
College Admissions- Last Minute Tips for Jnrs & Snrs – What If You’re Waitlisted? Gap Years? Negotiating Financial Aid

College Admissions- Last Minute Tips for Jnrs & Snrs – What If You’re Waitlisted? Gap Years? Negotiating Financial Aid

Greetings Students & Families! Congratulations to all Seniors!  I’m so proud of everyone – college acceptances, lucrative scholarships and invitations to participate in research/honors programs. Bravo! Most Seniors have spent the last month making...
College Applications – AP Exams During COVID-19- Revised Format and College Admissions

College Admissions — Implications of AP Format Changes During Coronavirus– NEW AP FORMAT– Impact on College Credit? College Applications?

Greetings Students and Families, It’s been over three weeks since I wrote an initial note about how to address your Educational and College Admissions goals during the COVID pandemic.   Your  college admissions goals haven’t changed, but your college admissions plan...