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College Applications:  After the Confetti — Managing Your College Admissions Process- Common App 2019-20

College Applications: After the Confetti — Managing Your College Admissions Process- Common App 2019-20

Hey High School Seniors (2020)!! Many of you have likely already submitted one or more of your college applications on the Common App 2019-20.  If you’re an Early Action/Early Decision applicant- you are well aware of October 15 and November 1 due dates.   Once...
College Admissions Tip: What’s in Your College Plan?

College Admissions Tip: What’s in Your College Plan?

GREETINGS Students and Families!   The past few weeks I’ve been engaging with families to create student-driven plans for a successful academic year.  I’ve truly enjoyed hearing about students’ summer experiences at collegiate programs, internships...
College Admissions- Common App 2019-20  Essay Prompts & New Information

College Admissions- Common App 2019-20 Essay Prompts & New Information

Greetings Students and Families! About a week ago, the 2019-20 Common Application officially opened for the 2019-20 college application season.  Are you working on your core essay or already gathering inputs for college-specific college essay prompts?  Unsure where...
College Applications –  College Planning – Are You on Target? What’s Next?

College Applications – College Planning – Are You on Target? What’s Next?

Greetings Students and Families! How is your summer ?  If you’re a regular reader of my newsletters and blog posts, you’ll know I emphasize the importance of recharging and ongoing discovery – and I do hope the summer has provided opportunities for...
College Admissions & Your College Application – SAT vs. ACT Format Part 1

College Admissions & Your College Application – SAT vs. ACT Format Part 1

Greetings Students and Families, In this two-part series, I’ll be talking about the content and format of the SAT I and the ACT — potentially required elements of your college applications. Although both the College Board and ACT organizations schedule exam...
College Admissions Planning- “Independence” Day College Planning Tips for High School Students

College Admissions Planning- “Independence” Day College Planning Tips for High School Students

Greetings Students & Families!     How is your summer?  I hope you hit the library after selecting some of the books from my RECOMMENDATIONS for SUMMER READING & PROJECTS.   This week I discuss “independence” and in my blog earlier this week,...