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College Planning: How to Begin Selecting A College

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Greetings, Juniors – class of 2020 and Sophomores – Class of 2021– you may be thinking about campus visits this spring. Let’s start with some basics. College Admissions:  STEPS TO FINDING THE RIGHT “FIT”   The “fit” between a student and a university is based upon three pillars: 1)      Academics: The university you attend should provide an outstanding academic experience in…

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College Admissions Planning: 2nd Quarter Recharge– Explore, Soar & Roar!

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    Greetings Students and Families!!   Sustaining Direction & Recharging!   Regular readers of my newsletters know how often I stress the importance of students developing personal learning strategies that lead to intrinsically motivated young adults.  Experiences both within and outside the classroom greatly impact the likelihood of a successful and seamless transition to the undergraduate experience.  Confidence creates…

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College Admissions Tips: Testing Testing 1,2,3! SAT, ACT, PSAT !!

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SAT/ACT !!! Don’t Worry! We can all agree that the College Admissions process is complex and your application will most certainly be evaluated on several comprehensive criteria.  There are now more than 1000 Accredited Colleges and Universities  DE-EMPHASIZING ACT/SAT Scores to Admit Substantial Numbers of Students Into Bachelor-Degree Programs.   This list can be found here at   FAIRTEST   Which format: ACT OR SAT? All…

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College Admissions Tips: Sustaining Motivation!

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Greetings Students & Families! Click to view College Application Tips   How is your student’s school year unfolding?  If smiles and energy are beginning to fade, there are many reasons.   Please read: Back to School: Is Your Student Intrinsically Motivated?.  High school is an opportunity to build a foundation for personal and academic discovery that continues throughout the undergraduate experience.   …

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College Admissions Tips: Campus Visits

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CAMPUS VISITS Once your actual college research is complete, COLLEGE CAMPUS VISITS are encouraged and I invite you to reach out  to discuss how to  determine which colleges to visit as well as how to prepare for your campus visit and potential admissions interview. Spending time on a university campus is an essential part of the college planning process, providing you a…

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College Admissions Tips: Attending College Fairs- Do’s & Don’ts

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Fall is College Fair season!  Overnight Campus Visits Too!   Sophomores and Juniors– It’s not too early to attend a college fair!  (Seniors- by now I hope you have your short list of “reach”, “match” and “safeties” confirmed – but if not, please contact me ASAP to help narrow your list. Criteria: Academic, Social and Financial Fit) For 10th and…

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College Admissions Tips: Sustaining Energy for Educational Success

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Greetings!!   ENERGY? In my back-to-school newsletter a few short weeks ago, I remarked at the enthusiasm we witness in our students during the initial days of school. It is my hope that your student’s passion for learning continues well beyond the first quarter. The realities of a challenging set of classes and a packed extracurricular schedule may require proactive adjustments….

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College Application Essays- Tips for Success in your Common Application

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Hello High School Seniors and Even My Middle School Students! In my earlier posts and videos, I discussed the holistic approach utilized by many colleges to review your application. Click to view College Application Tips There are many factors considered in evaluating your college application, including application essay(s).  While students don’t need to be writing their college essay in 8th…

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College Application Tips: Teacher Recommendations

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Greetings, With College Applications in full swing, you may also know by now that there are three externally moving parts to your application: Teacher Recommendations, 2. Your Transcripts and 3. Test Scores. First and foremost– all three of these supporting EXTERNAL documents can be submitted prior to or after the student submits the actual Common or Coalition Applications.  Don’t delay…

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TIPS for NEW UNDERGRADUATES from Professor Emeritus Bonnie Rabin

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Greetings to Undergraduates and Parents of New Undergraduates! Some of you have already started your undergraduate journey and many of you are packing as you prepare to head off to freshman orientation and begin the next chapter of your amazing journey! Congratulations to everyone! Students- please thank your parents for all their support and your parent really will appreciate a mid-day text to know you are…

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