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College Admissions – “Mistakes to Avoid”- Part 1 of 3

College Admissions – “Mistakes to Avoid”- Part 1 of 3

Greetings Students & FamiliesWhat’s your favorite flavor of ice-cream?  Embrace and enjoy that scoop- don’t follow the crowd at the ice-cream store or in life!  My goal is to help build your student’s educational strategy to leave each...
College Planning-  Discover and Embrace Your Interests! Student Centered College Admissions Advising

College Planning- Discover and Embrace Your Interests! Student Centered College Admissions Advising

Greetings Students and Families,Having worked with thousands of families providing college counseling to high school and undergraduates over thirty years- I invite you to leverage my experience and appreciate MY PHILOSOPHY – STUDENT CENTERED COLLEGE ADMISSIONS...
College Planning- Tips for Staying on Target- What’s Your Target? Being Joyful & Unique Essential to Success in College Admissions

College Planning- Tips for Staying on Target- What’s Your Target? Being Joyful & Unique Essential to Success in College Admissions

Greetings Students and Families, What’s your favorite flavor of ice-cream?  Embrace and enjoy that scoop- don’t follow the crowd at the ice-cream store or in life!   My goal is to build your student’s educational strategy to leave each...
College Applications & Common App 2020-21  – Seniors – What Should You  Be Doing Now?

College Applications & Common App 2020-21 – Seniors – What Should You Be Doing Now?

Hello Seniors and Families!I Regular readings of my blogs have read quite a few blogs the past two post on on test optional policies, college essays and all the moving parts of college applications. I’d like to refer you to a few blogs to help you manage the...
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 & FINANCIAL AID – HOW IS YOUR FINANCIAL AID AWARD LETTER DETERMINED? UNDERSTANDING FAFSA -CSS PROFILE ?

Greetings Students and Families- Especially Our Seniors ! WHEN DO I SUBMIT MY FAFSA AND CSS PROFILE? To receive financial aid, you must submit a FAFSA. FAFSA is just a form – you don’t receive money from FAFSA. It’s a form that determines how...