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College Admissions – Selecting A Major– Lessons Learned in a Pandemic– Art, Science, Engineering, Business

College Admissions – Selecting A Major– Lessons Learned in a Pandemic– Art, Science, Engineering, Business

Greetings Students and Families, Another college application season will soon come to a close, as our high school seniors have placed their  deposits after carefully considering their college enrollment options in anticipation of beginning their undergraduate journey...
College Admissions & Applications- SAT vs ACT,  Can You Cancel Your SAT Score?

College Admissions & Applications- SAT vs ACT, Can You Cancel Your SAT Score?

  Greetings Middle and HIgh School Students and Families, Recently many high school juniors participated in a within-school SAT testing day — did you know you can cancel your SAT and ACT score without penalty?   To do so, on the day of the test, simply...
College Applications – Increase Chances of College Acceptance- Contests & Competitions

College Applications – Increase Chances of College Acceptance- Contests & Competitions

Greetings Students and Families, We are zooming along in the second-semester and it’s the perfect time for a check-up  – Planning Courses, Exploring Summer Opportunities, Confirming Testing Schedules, Planning Virtual College Campus Visits, Thinking about...
AP Exams- New Schedule and Format – Changes in College Applications & Common App

AP Exams- New Schedule and Format – Changes in College Applications & Common App

Greetings Students and Families, This is the second blog in my series on AP Exams. Let’s  talk about this year’s changes: Multiple AP Exam Dates and Formats So here we are and the College Board has made some changes for the AP 2021 exams—in response to...
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  our 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 difficult...
COLLEGE ADMISSIONS – MAKING THE DECISION on WHERE to PLACE YOUR ADMISSIONS DEPOSIT? NEGOTIATE FINANCIAL AID AWARDS

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS – MAKING THE DECISION on WHERE to PLACE YOUR ADMISSIONS DEPOSIT? NEGOTIATE FINANCIAL AID AWARDS

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS DECISION NOTIFICATIONS HAVE ARRIVED!   Greetings to Seniors ’21 (and early thoughts for classes of 2022 and 2023)! Congratulations! Last year at this time, many of you were involved in visiting college campuses virtually. You set out to...