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COLLEGE ADMISSIONS – CONTESTS & COMPETITIONS ENCOURAGE DISCOVERY & INCREASE CHANCES OF COLLEGE ACCEPTANCES

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS – CONTESTS & COMPETITIONS ENCOURAGE DISCOVERY & INCREASE CHANCES OF COLLEGE ACCEPTANCES

Greetings Students and Families! As the second semester is well underway- I’d like to take a few minutes of your time to talk about some of the ways middle and high school students can continue to engage in self discovery, including some suggestions for interesting...
COLLEGE APPLICATIONS AND COLLEGE ESSAYS 2021-22 COMMON APP – WRITERS’ BLOCK ESSAY WORKSHOP JUNE 2021 for Juniors Class of 22

COLLEGE APPLICATIONS AND COLLEGE ESSAYS 2021-22 COMMON APP – WRITERS’ BLOCK ESSAY WORKSHOP JUNE 2021 for Juniors Class of 22

Greetings Juniors and Families   If you’re a Junior ’22 — college campus visits would normally be on your radar this spring as you aim to learn more about the perfect “fit” and the variety of college communities. What better way to assess...
College Admissions – You’ve Got Mail!  Now What?  Finding Your Perfect College “Fit”

College Admissions – You’ve Got Mail! Now What? Finding Your Perfect College “Fit”

Greetings Parents and Students, So your inbox and postal mailbox are overflowing- and the content suggests you’ve been selected. Indeed you have – you’ve been selected to receive marketing brochures– you are wonderful – you are special...
College Applications: What Exams are Required – SAT vs ACT, SAT Subject Tests, PSAT and AP/IB/AICE exams

College Applications: What Exams are Required – SAT vs ACT, SAT Subject Tests, PSAT and AP/IB/AICE exams

Greetings Students,Testing is often on parents’ minds and there is a concern about test prep, knowing which tests and when to take them and the inevitable impact on College Admissions. This note discusses the required college admissions testing requirements. SAT...
College Planning- Tutors? Study Groups? Retaining Joy & Focus– TIPS for Educational  and College Admisssions Success

College Planning- Tutors? Study Groups? Retaining Joy & Focus– TIPS for Educational and College Admisssions Success

Greetings Students and Families, What’s your favorite flavor of ice-cream?  Embrace and enjoy that scoop- don’t follow the crowd at the ice-cream store or in life!   My goal is to build your student’s educational strategy to leave each...
College Admissions Planning– Stay the Course– 2nd Quarter Recharge!

College Admissions Planning– Stay the Course– 2nd Quarter Recharge!

College Admissions Planning – 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 prepared for their...