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College Planning Tips: Summer – How to Effectively Use This Time for Exploration & Recharging!

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Greetings, Summer is a time to reset and recharge in anticipation of another successful school year.   If you haven’t had time to review some of my earlier blogs and client newsletters, I encourage you to explore the recent topics: Year-End Planning and Curriculum Planning. I look forward to speaking with you at your “Year-End”  and/or “Back-to-School” Educational and College Admissions…

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College Admissions Tips: Seniors Are You Working on Your Common Application College Essay?!

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Attention High School Seniors (19) and parents! If you haven’t already done so, it’s time to get started on your college applications.  Specifically, it’s time to start your College Applications- Common Application, Coalition or College Portal- It’s ESSAY TIME!   If you’re late getting started with college admissions planning, don’t worry because whether you’re just starting to get organized or you’ve…

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College Admissions at the Summer Solstice!

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Greetings, Today marks the official start of Summer in the Northern Hemisphere! What does the Summer Solstice have to do with Educational and College Planning? I’m Glad you asked! The 2018 summer solstice in the Northern Hemisphere occurred June 21 at 6:07 a.m EST, approximately 45 minutes after sunrise for residents of the East Coast and just before dawn throughout…

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College Admissions Tips: Don’t Obsess Over Acceptance Rates

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ADMISSIONS TIP:  Acceptance Rates: Don’t Obsess Over Them! My recent newsletter: 2018 Acceptance Rates: Myths to Understand  shared some important information to hopefully clarify why you should NOT be concerned or focused on these data. For the curious, the newsletter did conclude with a chart of the previous two years of acceptances rates at several universities. If you didn’t see your colleges…

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College Admissions Tips: Increase Admissions Chances- Exploration & Discovery

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ADMISSIONS TIP: CHARACTER MATTERS! Readers of my newsletters know that as part of my practice, I often share information about trends in education and college admissions as well as highlighting issues impacting the emotional well-being of young adults. About a year ago, I had written a Newsletter entitled: “Check This Box if You’re A Good Person” as the message resonated strongly and aligned…

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College Admissions Tips: When is Dual Enrollment the Right Fit?

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Greetings Everyone, Please join me in offering congratulations to all our graduating seniors (’18) and their families!! It’s Time for Reflections:   YEAR-END EDUCATIONAL & COLLEGE PLANNING ASSESSMENT As the end of the school year is within sight, I invite all students to reflect upon goals set in August. Which of your goals were easily attainable?  Why?  What have you…

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College Admission Tips: AP & SAT Subject Tests– Last Minute Tips!

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Greetings Students and Families!   I want to extend best wishes to everyone for a strong finish to the school year. To students beginning AP exams in just two weeks (and others with IB papers and AICE exams on the horizon), you’ve learned much this school year and I encourage you to spend the balance of your time focusing on…

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College Admissions Tips: Finding the Right College?!

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  Finding Your Passion Multi-disciplinary majors: Capitalize on your overlapping interests in STEM, Humanities, Social Sciences, Business & even the Fine Arts! Increasing Your Chances of Admission – The Importance of Educational Goals Tips for College Research:  Academics, Social Life, Career Planning and College Ranking ______________________________________________________   Greetings Students & Families! The past few weeks students have learned of their…

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COLLEGE ADMISSIONS TIPS: What Should You Be DOING NOW!

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Greetings Students & Families Shortly after the winter break, my newsletter focused on some strategies / things to do between January and the college decision notification dates senior families marked on calendars. In case you missed recent newsletters, here are links: Planning Your CAMPUS VISITS: Increasing Your Chances of Admissions This note provides insights on what you can accomplish in…

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College Planning Tips: Campus Visits

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Greetings Students & Families Spring is a great time for campus visits! Spending time on a university campus is an essential part of the college planning process, providing you a glimpse of what college life entails and helping to shape your thoughts about what might be important or desirable in a university community. That said, I’d like to begin by…

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