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College Planning: How to Begin Selecting A College

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Greetings, Juniors – class of 2020 and Sophomores – Class of 2021– you may be thinking about campus visits this spring. Let’s start with some basics. College Admissions:  STEPS TO FINDING THE RIGHT “FIT”   The “fit” between a student and a university is based upon three pillars: 1)      Academics: The university you attend should provide an outstanding academic experience in…

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College Admissions Tips: Testing Testing 1,2,3! SAT, ACT, PSAT !!

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SAT/ACT !!! Don’t Worry! We can all agree that the College Admissions process is complex and your application will most certainly be evaluated on several comprehensive criteria.  There are now more than 1000 Accredited Colleges and Universities  DE-EMPHASIZING ACT/SAT Scores to Admit Substantial Numbers of Students Into Bachelor-Degree Programs.   This list can be found here at   FAIRTEST   Which format: ACT OR SAT? All…

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College Admissions Tips: Attending College Fairs- Do’s & Don’ts

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Fall is College Fair season!  Overnight Campus Visits Too!   Sophomores and Juniors– It’s not too early to attend a college fair!  (Seniors- by now I hope you have your short list of “reach”, “match” and “safeties” confirmed – but if not, please contact me ASAP to help narrow your list. Criteria: Academic, Social and Financial Fit) For 10th and…

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College Admissions Tips: Sustaining Energy for Educational Success

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Greetings!!   ENERGY? In my back-to-school newsletter a few short weeks ago, I remarked at the enthusiasm we witness in our students during the initial days of school. It is my hope that your student’s passion for learning continues well beyond the first quarter. The realities of a challenging set of classes and a packed extracurricular schedule may require proactive adjustments….

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College Admissions Planning: Financial Aid & Scholarships

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Greetings Students & Families! It’s been an amazing summer as students have embraced research projects, study and travel abroad, responsibilities as camp counselors, the challenges of navigating a college campus and eye-opening local internships.  BRAVO!!! A few times a year I update and share my detailed newsletter about all things “Financial” and I know families of students at all grade…

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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: SAT/ACT Testing, Preparation, Accommodations & Don’t Worry!

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College Admissions Tips: SAT/ACT Preparation, Accommodations & Don’t Worry! Don’t Worry! We can all agree that the College Admissions process is complex and your application will most certainly be evaluated on several comprehensive criteria.  There are now more than 1000 Accredited Colleges and Universities  DE-EMPHASIZING ACT/SAT Scores to Admit Substantial Numbers of Students Into Bachelor-Degree Programs.   This list can be found here at FAIRTEST…

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