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College Admissions – Misconceptions about Financial Aid & Scholarships

College Admissions – Misconceptions about Financial Aid & Scholarships

Greetings Students and Families, This is part II of our Spring series on Financial aid and Scholarships. LITTLE KNOWN FACTS ABOUT FINANCIAL AID AND SCHOLARSHIPS…. As an experienced university faculty and admissions committee member, let’s begin with a discussion of...
College Admissions Planning- Joyful Reading & Competitions to Increase Chances of College Acceptances

College Admissions Planning- Joyful Reading & Competitions to Increase Chances of College Acceptances

Greetings Students and Families Whether you live in NYC or Boca Raton, Florida or the Front Range near Boulder, Co, it’s hard to believe that for many students, we will soon be completing the 2021-22 academic year- and that we are in the middle of AP exams!   By...
College Essays– Common App 2022 -23 Juniors ’23 Are You Ready?  Join Our Writers’ Block Workshop

College Essays– Common App 2022 -23 Juniors ’23 Are You Ready? Join Our Writers’ Block Workshop

Greetings Students and Families, Common App 2022-23  College Essays! My sophomores (24) and Juniors (23) are engaged in college research — learning more about potential academic majors that are a “fit” for their emerging interests and talents. ...
STEM College Admissions- What is A STEM Major-? What do STEM Admissions Officers Want to Know?

STEM College Admissions- What is A STEM Major-? What do STEM Admissions Officers Want to Know?

Greetings Students and Families STEM COLLEGE ADMISSIONS and STEM College Planning Are Unique– Often Multi-Disciplinary  Planning Next year’s courses ? Please CLICK to read my recent piece on High School Course Planning- AP vs AICE vs IB *** Current...
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...