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College Admissions- Tips for “Independence” Day – Is Your Teen’s College Plan on Target?

College Admissions- Tips for “Independence” Day – Is Your Teen’s College Plan on Target?

Greetings Students & Families!     How is your summer? It’s likely quite different from 2020 and hopefully starting to look like the summers you recall- being outdoors in our parks and other open spaces allowing us to recharge us all after months navigating...
College Admissions and College Planning- – Ideas to Explore and Recharge During Summer Break

College Admissions and College Planning- – Ideas to Explore and Recharge During Summer Break

Greetings Students and Families, I know many of you are regular readers of my blog and have been following my updates about all things related to the impact of COVID on College Planning, College Admissions and the Common-App season ahead.  Summer vacation is underway...
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 ineligible for financial aid but hopefully appreciate the practice of “tuition discounting” – a different version of scholarships. I wrote...
College Admissions:  Understanding the FAFSA, Your Financial Aid Eligibility and the CSS Profile

College Admissions: Understanding the FAFSA, Your Financial Aid Eligibility and the CSS Profile

Greetings Families, This blog is my final piece of a 4-part series on Financial Aid and Scholarships – understanding many of finer points related to college admissions planning and your college applications.   WHEN, HOW AND WHERE DO I APPLY FOR FINANCIAL...
Colleges Accepting Applications for Fall 2021  Class of 2025  Including Transfer Students

Colleges Accepting Applications for Fall 2021 Class of 2025 Including Transfer Students

Greetings, If you’re a graduating high school senior who may be already thinking about making a change to where you’ll be attending this fall  or perhaps you’re a undergraduate rethinking launching your career and instead thinking it’s time to attend graduate school—I...
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...