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College Admissions Planning- The Role and Importance of Extracurricular Activities

College Admissions Planning- The Role and Importance of Extracurricular Activities

Greetings Students and Parents, If you’re an ongoing reader of my  blogs and social media posts, you know how often  I emphasize the importance of diving in – as described in detail here::  COLLEGE PLANNING–FINDING YOUR PASSION! WHO ARE YOU?   As an educator and...
College Admissions – Building Your College Plan – Early Planning with Your Online College Counselor

College Admissions – Building Your College Plan – Early Planning with Your Online College Counselor

Greetings Students and Families, As we complete another academic year – I’ve offered my Congratulations to all middle and high school students in my last blog posting for having successfully completed the most unpredictable challenge.  You pivoted without...
College Applications- Scholarships? Where’s The MONEY???  $$$$ – It’s There!

College Applications- Scholarships? Where’s The MONEY??? $$$$ – It’s There!

Greetings, If you recently read my four-part series on financial aid, you may have concluded you’re not eligible for financial aid but hopefully appreciate the practice of “tuition discounting” – a different version of scholarships. I wrote...
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...
College Admissions Planning– Selecting A “Major” and Creating Your Balanced List – Reach, Match, Safety

College Admissions Planning– Selecting A “Major” and Creating Your Balanced List – Reach, Match, Safety

Greetings Students and Families, Whether you’re a high school junior (21) beginning the college application process– forming your college short list or perhaps you’re already in progress working on your Common Application Core Essay–your college and...
College Admissions & Applications: What Do Admissions Officers Want to Know? Top 10 Mistakes

College Admissions & Applications: What Do Admissions Officers Want to Know? Top 10 Mistakes

Greetings Students and Families, How is everyone doing? I hope you’ve been following my COVID-19 related changes on online learning, revised AP exams and anticipated changes in SAT/ACT formats on the horizon.  As you head into the end of the academic year, this...