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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 Admissions Planning- 8th to 11th What to Do Now?

College Admissions Planning- 8th to 11th What to Do Now?

Greetings High School Students and Families! Your school year is well underway. As a college advisor, I’ve met with all my clients to set their strategic educational and college admissions plan for the year.    Our goal is to adjust course...

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS & FINANCIAL AID – HOW IS YOUR FINANCIAL AID AWARD LETTER DETERMINED? UNDERSTANDING FAFSA -CSS PROFILE ?

Greetings Students and Families- Especially Our Seniors ! WHEN DO I SUBMIT MY FAFSA AND CSS PROFILE? To receive financial aid, you must submit a FAFSA. FAFSA is just a form – you don’t receive money from FAFSA. It’s a form that determines how...
College Admissions Planning:  Finding Your Perfect “Fit” – Researching Colleges and Majors

College Admissions Planning: Finding Your Perfect “Fit” – Researching Colleges and Majors

Greetings Students and Families, Whether you’re a high school senior (21) finalizing your college short list (Despite being precluded from campus visits during the COVID pandemic) or already in progress submitting your college applications  or perhaps you’re a...
COLLEGE ADMISSIONS PLANNING – SAT VS ACT– SCORE CHOICE & SUPER SCORE POLICIES

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS PLANNING – SAT VS ACT– SCORE CHOICE & SUPER SCORE POLICIES

Greetings Students and Families, I hope you had an opportunity to read my ongoing series on all things related to understanding what test scores are required – things are quite different during the 2020-21 application season given test optional policies and the...