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College Applications – AP Exams During COVID-19- Revised Format and College Admissions

College Applications – AP Exams During COVID-19- Revised Format and College Admissions

Greetings Students and Families!   I want to extend best wishes to everyone for a strong finish to the school year.  Whether you have a  few short weeks or nearly two full months remaining in your school calendar– all students enrolled in AP exams have the same...
College Applications – Common Application Essay Prompts  2020-21

College Applications – Common Application Essay Prompts 2020-21

Greetings High School Students and Families- and Especially Juniors – Class of 2021! The Common App Prompts for 2020-21 are Unchanged The Common Application has announced that the Core College Essay-or Personal Statement prompts for the 2020-21 college...
College Admissions Planning –  AP vs IB vs AICE  – Best Fit for Your HS Student?

College Admissions Planning – AP vs IB vs AICE – Best Fit for Your HS Student?

Greetings Middle & High School Families! Happy Valentine’s Day–“love” –it’s one of those words that students overuse or misuse in college and scholarship essays– “I’ve been in love with science for as long as I...
College  Admissions Planning:  HS Courses – AP vs IB vs AICE — Electives & College Applications?

College Admissions Planning: HS Courses – AP vs IB vs AICE — Electives & College Applications?

  Greetings Middle & High School Families!   It’s Time for Course Planning 2020-21   AP, IB, AICE, Academies,  Dual-Enrollment??!! At this time of year, students and parents are focused on course selection and there is quite a bit of uncertainty  about...
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...
College Admissions – EARLY DECISION College Applications  – You’ve Been Deferred– Now What?

College Admissions – EARLY DECISION College Applications – You’ve Been Deferred– Now What?

Greetings Seniors – Especially Early Decision Applicants. In Early Decision/Early Action I focused on understanding these college admissions options when submitting your college application and I also provided you with some thoughts on how to evaluate whether Early...