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College Applications:  Common App 2020-21 Essays– The COVID and Optional Essay Prompts

College Applications: Common App 2020-21 Essays– The COVID and Optional Essay Prompts

Greetings Students and Families, The School year is now fully in swing- and whether you’re online, hybrid or in the traditional classroom,– staying focused on your goals- learning, discovering and being joy are essential to experiencing an impactful and...
College Applications and College Essays: Tips for Writing Your College Specific Supplemental Essays Part II of III

College Applications and College Essays: Tips for Writing Your College Specific Supplemental Essays Part II of III

Greetings Seniors (2021) and Families of all High School Students, This is the second of a two-part series on College Application Essays. In Part I- I discussed the Core College Essay. This blog focuses on learning more about how to tackle the College Specific...
College Applications & College Essays Part 1 of 3  Tips for Writing Your Amazing Common Application 2020-21 Core Essay

College Applications & College Essays Part 1 of 3 Tips for Writing Your Amazing Common Application 2020-21 Core Essay

Greetings High School Seniors ’21 and Families of all High School Students, In COLLEGE ADMISSIONS- COMMON APP 2020-21 ESSAY PROMPTS & NEW INFORMATION I discussed some of the new features of the Common App 2020-21, including the new COVID prompt and provided...
College Admissions- Common App 2020-21  Essay Prompts & New Information

College Admissions- Common App 2020-21 Essay Prompts & New Information

Greetings Students and Families! A few short weeks ago , the 2020-21 Common Application officially opened for the 2020-21 college application season.  Are you working on your core essay or already gathering inputs for college-specific college essay prompts?  Unsure...
College Admissions Planning- COVID changes the path- Stay on Target– What’s Your College Admissions & Educational Plan?

College Admissions Planning- COVID changes the path- Stay on Target– What’s Your College Admissions & Educational Plan?

Greetings Students and Families! As summer vacation is underway,  I’m eager to hear about  the revised internship and volunteer experiences  underway– plans have certainly changed and this summer will undoubtedly be unique in many ways in the middle of the...
College Admissions Planning on the Summer Solstice

College Admissions Planning on the Summer Solstice

Greetings Students and Families,,  It’s here!!  June 20 marks the official start of Summer in the Northern Hemisphere and today is the Summer Solstice. What does the Summer Solstice have to do with Educational and College Planning? I’m Glad you asked!  ...