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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...
College Planning:  Changes in SAT and ACT,  SAT & ACT Test Prep  Superscore

College Planning: Changes in SAT and ACT, SAT & ACT Test Prep Superscore

Greetings Students & Families! Whether you’re a senior 2020 getting ready to start or wrap up your college applications or somewhere in the middle of high school wondering about all things related to testing -this newsletter answers all your questions and...
College Applications – Teacher Recommendations, HS Transcripts & Test Scores

College Applications – Teacher Recommendations, HS Transcripts & Test Scores

Greetings Students and Families, With  the 2019-20 Common Application and College Application (click to read my piece about Common App Updates) process in full swing, you may also know by now that there are three required additional components to your college...
College Admissions Planning – SAT vs ACT– Score Choice & Super Scores

College Admissions Planning – SAT vs ACT– Score Choice & Super Scores

Greeting Students & Families, With the school year underway, juniors (class of 2021) may be wondering and likely planning their schedule of ACT & SAT exam preparation and testing.  In my upcoming blogs, I also discuss the PSAT -and encourage both freshman...