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College Admissions- Financial Aid & Scholarships  Yes You Can Afford College- Learn More

College Admissions- Financial Aid & Scholarships Yes You Can Afford College- Learn More

Greetings Parents and Student– Class or 2021It’s the start of Financial Aid and Scholarship application season- and a few days ago I provided my first in a series of posts on understanding all things financial aid. In COLLEGE ADMISSIONS: HOW, WHERE &...
COLLEGE ADMISSIONS PLANNING: COLLEGE APPLICATIONS- EARLY DECISION (ED) & EARLY ACTION (ED) – IS EARLY DECISION RIGHT FOR YOU?

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS PLANNING: COLLEGE APPLICATIONS- EARLY DECISION (ED) & EARLY ACTION (ED) – IS EARLY DECISION RIGHT FOR YOU?

Greetings Students and Families, In 2023 COLLEGE ACCEPTANCE RATES– IMPACT ON YOUR COLLEGE ADMISSIONS PLAN?, and College Acceptance Rates- Don’t Worry Plan Early, I discussed college acceptance rates and urged you to try to see past the aggregate data...
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 Admissions Planning and College Applications- Are AP Exams and Scores- Required? Which Ones? Understanding AP ExamScoring?

College Admissions Planning and College Applications- Are AP Exams and Scores- Required? Which Ones? Understanding AP ExamScoring?

Greetings Students and Families AP Curriculum & Exams !!   Each spring a few weeks before AP exams begin, I provide updated helpful links and reminders about AP exam rubrics and preparation. If you’re a student taking an AP course during 2020-21, please...
COLLEGE ADMISSIONS & YOUR APPLICATIONs – SAT VS. ACT PART 1 of 3 – What’s Required?

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS & YOUR APPLICATIONs – SAT VS. ACT PART 1 of 3 – What’s Required?

Greetings Students and Families! With so many changes in the College Admissions arena given COVID-19, there are certainly many questions about whether students in the class of 2021 shoud take their SAT/ACT if they haven’t already done so. so. Specifically,  with...
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...