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College Admissions  & College Planning – What Are You Doing This Summer?

College Admissions & College Planning – What Are You Doing This Summer?

  Greetings and Welcome to 2021! i know everyone enjoyed the winter break- and a joyous break – recharged for a successful second semester. Are you realizing your academic, personal and college planning goals this year?What are you doing this summer?    Click to...
College Admissions Planning– Stay the Course– 2nd Quarter Recharge!

College Admissions Planning– Stay the Course– 2nd Quarter Recharge!

College Admissions Planning – Sustaining Direction & Recharging! Regular readers of my newsletters know how often I stress the importance of students developing personal learning strategies that lead to intrinsically motivated young adults prepared for their...
College Applications:  After the Confetti — Managing Your College Admissions Process- Common App 2020-21

College Applications: After the Confetti — Managing Your College Admissions Process- Common App 2020-21

Hey High School Seniors and Families! Many of you have likely already submitted one or more of your college applications on the Common App 2020-21.  If you’re an Early Action/Early Decision applicant- you are well aware of earlier due dates and I urge Juniors...
COLLEGE ADMISSIONS, FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIPS – YES YOU CAN AFFORD COLLEGE! PUBLIC VS. PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES?

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS, FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIPS – YES YOU CAN AFFORD COLLEGE! PUBLIC VS. PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES?

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 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 & College Success – SAT/ACT  Accommodations & Learning Disabilities

College Admissions & College Success – SAT/ACT Accommodations & Learning Disabilities

Greetings Students and Families, Many teens are diagnosed with learning and emotional disabilities– some requiring accommodations.   I partner with various providers and their families to understand and navigate a myriad of issues that surface relating to course...