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College Admissions Success– The Role and Importance of Extracurricular Activities

College Admissions Success– The Role and Importance of Extracurricular Activities

College Planning – College Admissions and Your 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...
College Admissions Planning- Tips for Common App 2021-22 Given the Pandemic

College Admissions Planning- Tips for Common App 2021-22 Given the Pandemic

Greetings Students and Families, If you’re a regular reader of my blogs and newsletters, you’ve been following my tips throughout the pandemic on handling school closings, extracurricular activities on pause,  revised AP/SAT/ACT exams and summer...
College Admissions:  Understanding the FAFSA, Your Financial Aid Eligibility and the CSS Profile

College Admissions: Understanding the FAFSA, Your Financial Aid Eligibility and the CSS Profile

Greetings Families, This blog is my final piece of a 4-part series on Financial Aid and Scholarships – understanding many of finer points related to college admissions planning and your college applications.   WHEN, HOW AND WHERE DO I APPLY FOR FINANCIAL...
College Applications – Applying for Financial Aid and Scholarships –

College Applications – Applying for Financial Aid and Scholarships –

Greetings Families, This is the second in my series on Financial Aid and Scholarships related to College Admissions. WHAT To KNOW ABOUT FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIPS? All families have many questions about financial aid and paying for college including: Is our...
College Applications- Be Your Authentic Self- Discovery Throughout High School

College Applications- Be Your Authentic Self- Discovery Throughout High School

Greetings Students and Families,Who are You? Colleges want to know!As part of my practice, I read a great deal about trends in education and college admissions as well as reading about issues impacting the emotional well-being of young adults.  Pandemic or not- the...
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...