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College Applications:  After the Confetti — Managing Your College Admissions Process- Common App 2020-21

College Applications: After the Confetti — Managing Your College Admissions Process- Common App 2020-21

Hey High School Seniors and Families! Many of you have likely already submitted one or more of your college applications on the Common App 2020-21.  If you’re an Early Action/Early Decision applicant- you are well aware of earlier due dates and I urge Juniors...
College Applications & Common App 2020-21  – Seniors – What Should You  Be Doing Now?

College Applications & Common App 2020-21 – Seniors – What Should You Be Doing Now?

Hello Seniors and Families!I Regular readings of my blogs have read quite a few blogs the past two post on on test optional policies, college essays and all the moving parts of college applications. I’d like to refer you to a few blogs to help you manage the...
College Essays  -Common Application 2020-21 – COVID and  Anything Else Prompts

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 Applications & Common App 2020-21  – Seniors – What Should You  Be Doing Now?

College Applications: Common App 2020-21 Essays– The COVID and Optional Essay Prompts

Greetings Students and Families, The School year is now fully in swing- and whether you’re online, hybrid or in the traditional classroom,– staying focused on your goals- learning, discovering and being joy are essential to experiencing an impactful and...
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 Planning– Selecting A “Major” and Creating Your Balanced List – Reach, Match, Safety

College Admissions Planning– Selecting A “Major” and Creating Your Balanced List – Reach, Match, Safety

Greetings Students and Families, Whether you’re a high school junior (21) beginning the college application process– forming your college short list or perhaps you’re already in progress working on your Common Application Core Essay–your college and...