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Keeping Your College Admissions Plan On Target and Healthy During COVID-19 — TIPS

Keeping Your College Admissions Plan On Target and Healthy During COVID-19 — TIPS

Greetings Families, In case you missed my note over a week ago- I offered some concrete suggestions for how to navigate some of the unchartered territory ahead.     Click to read:  Coronavirus and College Admissions: School Closings, Campus Visits, Cancellations and...
Coronavirus and College Admissions: School Closings, Campus Visits, SAT & ACT Testing Cancellations, Study Abroad, Summer Collegiate Programs

Coronavirus and College Admissions: School Closings, Campus Visits, SAT & ACT Testing Cancellations, Study Abroad, Summer Collegiate Programs

Greetings Students & Families! In recent years, I’ve written to you in the wake of weather-related school closings following Irma and Dorian and sadly, following horrific community shootings – some too close to home. Today, we face a new threat and I...
College Admissions & Applications- SAT vs ACT,  Can You Cancel Your SAT Score?

College Admissions & Applications- SAT vs ACT, Can You Cancel Your SAT Score?

Greetings Middle and HIgh School Students and Families, Earlier this week, many high school juniors (’21) participated in a within-school SAT testing day — did you know you can cancel your SAT and ACT score without penalty? If you have questions about SAT...
College Admissions – Competitions Encourage Discovery & Increase Chances of College Acceptances

College Admissions – Competitions Encourage Discovery & Increase Chances of College Acceptances

Greetings! As the busy holiday season is behind us and we are ready to begin a new decade, I’d like to take a few minutes of your time to talk about some of the ways middle and high school students can continue to engage in self discovery, including some suggestions...
College Admissions & College Planning – TOP 10 Mistakes to Avoid in High School – Part III of III

College Admissions & College Planning – TOP 10 Mistakes to Avoid in High School – Part III of III

Greetings Students and Parents, Regular readers of my blogs and newsletters know that I discourage a hyper-focus on college admissions that sacrifices student joy. In fact I regularly emphasize the importance of high school as an opportunity of discovery —...
College Admissions & College Applications — The Role of Campus Visits

College Admissions & College Applications — The Role of Campus Visits

Greetings High School Students and Families ! Whether you’re just starting high school or a junior who recently completed a PSAT/SAT/ACT or a senior pondering last minute thoughts on the Early Decision/Early Action question- I invite you to read my blog on...