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College Admissions Planning- The Role and Importance of Extracurricular Activities

College Admissions Planning- The Role and Importance of 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 here::  COLLEGE PLANNING–FINDING YOUR PASSION! WHO ARE YOU?   As an educator and...
College Admissions & Financial Aid – Part II of IV – Is Our Family Eligible for Financial Aid? How to Pay for College?

College Admissions & Financial Aid – Part II of IV – Is Our Family Eligible for Financial Aid? How to Pay for College?

Greetings Students and Families, If you’re a Rising Senior (2021) it’s time to begin the college application process.  My clients  had been through a one-on-one brainstorming session with me and began writing their initial college core essay outline or first...
College Applications-  New & Optional COVID-19 Common App 2020-21 Essay Prompt

College Applications- New & Optional COVID-19 Common App 2020-21 Essay Prompt

Greetings Students and Families, If you’re a regular reader of my blogs and newsletters, you’ve been following my tips on handling school closings, extracurricular activities on pause,  revised AP/SAT/ACT exams summer cancellations and closed college...
College Acceptance Rates  2024— Myths Behind College Acceptance Rates and Your College Chances!

College Acceptance Rates 2024— Myths Behind College Acceptance Rates and Your College Chances!

Greetings Students & Families! We’re in the middle of AP exam testing where students are working under a revised and online format with some interesting implications for College Admissions and College Credit. In case you missed my two blogs on this topic...
College Admissions & Applications: What Do Admissions Officers Want to Know? Top 10 Mistakes

College Admissions & Applications: What Do Admissions Officers Want to Know? Top 10 Mistakes

Greetings Students and Families, How is everyone doing? I hope you’ve been following my COVID-19 related changes on online learning, revised AP exams and anticipated changes in SAT/ACT formats on the horizon.  As you head into the end of the academic year, this...
College Admissions – When Will Colleges & Universities Reopen- What’s Online College & Undergrad Policies

College Admissions – When Will Colleges & Universities Reopen- What’s Online College & Undergrad Policies

Greetings High School and Undergraduate Students and Families, It’s been over five weeks since I wrote my first note with some practical guidelines for managing your academic year during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since that time, I’ve written close to a dozen...