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COLLEGE PLANNING- AP VS IB,  SAT VS ACT, EXTRACURRICULARS?

COLLEGE PLANNING- AP VS IB, SAT VS ACT, EXTRACURRICULARS?

Greetings Students and Families! As our Seniors (2021)  have wrapped up their college applications – and eagerly await decisions from regular admissions -(Click to Read about whether Early Decision or Early Action are Right for You),  our Juniors (2022) are...
COLLEGE Admissions– SENIORS ’21  WHAT TO DO NOW? UPDATE LETTERS, MID-YEAR REPORTS, OUR COLLEGE ACCEPTANCES

COLLEGE Admissions– SENIORS ’21 WHAT TO DO NOW? UPDATE LETTERS, MID-YEAR REPORTS, OUR COLLEGE ACCEPTANCES

Greetings Seniors and Families, First, please give a round of applause to our seniors and I offer heartfelt congratulations to students receiving acceptances thus far many including merit-based scholarships and invitations to Honors Programs!    Click to...
COLLEGE ADMISSIONS – CONTESTS & COMPETITIONS ENCOURAGE DISCOVERY & INCREASE CHANCES OF COLLEGE ACCEPTANCES

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS – CONTESTS & COMPETITIONS ENCOURAGE DISCOVERY & INCREASE CHANCES OF COLLEGE ACCEPTANCES

Greetings Students and Families! As the second semester is well underway- 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 for interesting...
College Admissions :  Where’s the MONEY $$$ ?   SCHOLARSHIP RESOURCES, Financial Aid, FAFSA  & CSS Profile

College Admissions : Where’s the MONEY $$$ ? SCHOLARSHIP RESOURCES, Financial Aid, FAFSA & CSS Profile

Greetings Seniors and Families, About a month ago I wrote a series of blogs to help you understand some of the mechanics of the FAFSA and CSS Profile- two forms that are typically required to apply for financial aid. In those blogs you learned about the two required...
College Admissions – You’ve Got Mail!  Now What?  Finding Your Perfect College “Fit”

College Admissions – You’ve Got Mail! Now What? Finding Your Perfect College “Fit”

Greetings Parents and Students, So your inbox and postal mailbox are overflowing- and the content suggests you’ve been selected. Indeed you have – you’ve been selected to receive marketing brochures– you are wonderful – you are special...
College Admissions:  Early College Planning- The Importance of Sustained & Focused Extracurricular Activities – What Do Admissions Officers Consider?

College Admissions: Early College Planning- The Importance of Sustained & Focused Extracurricular Activities – What Do Admissions Officers Consider?

Greetings Students and Parents, In nearly all my blogs, client newsletters and social media posts I emphasize the importance of diving in – as described in detail here::  COLLEGE PLANNING–FINDING YOUR PASSION! WHO ARE YOU?   As an educator and...