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College Admissions – TEST OPTIONAL?  SAT vs ACT- What’s Required? Retest? Send Score? Understanding TEST OPTIONAL Policies Common App 2022-23

College Admissions – TEST OPTIONAL? SAT vs ACT- What’s Required? Retest? Send Score? Understanding TEST OPTIONAL Policies Common App 2022-23

Greetings Students and Families Greetings Students & Families! It’s hard to accept- but Labor Day is within sight-  signaling the end of summer break and the excitement of a new school year!  Some students are already back at school. For our Seniors –...
College Admissions Planning on the Summer Solstice

College Admissions Planning on the Summer Solstice

Greetings Students and Families,,  It’s here!!  June 20 marks the official start of Summer in the Northern Hemisphere and today is the Summer Solstice. What does the Summer Solstice have to do with Educational and College Planning? I’m Glad you asked!  ...
College Admissions:  High School Course Planning AP vs IB vs AICE  Part II of II

College Admissions: High School Course Planning AP vs IB vs AICE Part II of II

Greetings Students and Families   College Admissions Planning AP vs. IP vs. AICE AP Classes Yes, these are the most challenging courses available in high school and will prepare your student for the reality of the demands of the undergraduate academic...
College Admissions–  What to Include In Your College Plan – AP  vs IB Courses? SAT vs ACT? Which Extracurriculars?

College Admissions– What to Include In Your College Plan – AP vs IB Courses? SAT vs ACT? Which Extracurriculars?

Greetings Students and Parents, It’s the middle of the school year and many students are immersed in their classes, student organizations, jobs,  community volunteer programs and hopefully the combination of all of these demands on each student’s time...
College Admissions – Mistakes to Avoid – Part II of III

College Admissions – Mistakes to Avoid – Part II of III

    Mistakes to Avoid in College Applications and College Admissions Planning Greetings Students and Families This is the second installment of of three-part series on College Admissions Mistakes to Avoid. # 5 WRONG MAJOR- POOR “FIT” Don’t make...
College Applications – Are AP Exam Scores Required?  Understanding AP Exam Scoring  Which AP Courses Should You Take?

College Applications – Are AP Exam Scores Required? Understanding AP Exam Scoring Which AP Courses Should You Take?

Greetings Students and Families HERE’S SOME REALLY GREAT NEWS– ! College Admissions SUPER SCORING  AND SCORE CHOICE Many colleges “superscore” which means that your application is evaluated on a composite score based on the best sub-scores across different...