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College Admissions- How Your Online College Counselor Can Help You Stay on Target with College Planning Goals During Covid

College Admissions- How Your Online College Counselor Can Help You Stay on Target with College Planning Goals During Covid

  Greetings Students and Families, Here we are ending another academic year – Congratulations to all middle and high school students for what really is extraordinary given the unpredictable situation you’ve all experienced the past few months. Many of...
College Admissions, Financial Aid & Scholarships – Part IV of IV– Yes You Can Afford College! Public vs. Private?

College Admissions, Financial Aid & Scholarships – Part IV of IV– Yes You Can Afford College! Public vs. Private?

Yes you can afford college! Little known facts….   Need Blind Admissions Nearly all colleges practice “need blind admissions” meaning admissions decisions are unrelated to your request to be considered for financial aid. (The exception- International students –...
College Applications-  New & Optional COVID-19 Common App 2020-21 Essay Prompt

College Applications- New & Optional COVID-19 Common App 2020-21 Essay Prompt

Greetings Students and Families, If you’re a regular reader of my blogs and newsletters, you’ve been following my tips on handling school closings, extracurricular activities on pause,  revised AP/SAT/ACT exams summer cancellations and closed college...
Colleges Accepting Applications for Fall 2020  Class of 2024  Including Transfer Students

Colleges Accepting Applications for Fall 2020 Class of 2024 Including Transfer Students

Greetings, If you’re a graduating high school senior who may be thinking about making a change to where you’ll be attending this fall or perhaps you’re a undergraduate rethinking launching your career and instead thinking it’s time to attend graduate school—I want to...
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 Admissions- Last Minute Tips for Jnrs & Snrs – What If You’re Waitlisted? Gap Years? Negotiating Financial Aid

College Admissions- Last Minute Tips for Jnrs & Snrs – What If You’re Waitlisted? Gap Years? Negotiating Financial Aid

Greetings Students & Families! Congratulations to all Seniors!  I’m so proud of everyone – college acceptances, lucrative scholarships and invitations to participate in research/honors programs. Bravo! Most Seniors have spent the last month making...