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STEM ADMISSIONS: INCREASING YOUR CHANCES – What Do College Admissions Reps Look for in STEM Applicants?

STEM ADMISSIONS: INCREASING YOUR CHANCES – What Do College Admissions Reps Look for in STEM Applicants?

Greetings Students and Families!! HOW TO PREPARE FOR A STEM EDUCATION? The nature of STEM fields continues to evolve. Advanced preparation for an undergraduate STEM major should include the following: Mathematics: As noted, all STEM fields require a comfort and...
STEM College Admissions Planning- Competitions, Extracurriculars & STEM Engagement

STEM College Admissions Planning- Competitions, Extracurriculars & STEM Engagement

Greetings Students and Families STEM College Admissions Planning- Competitions, Extracurriculars & STEM Engagement TO DO NOW: 8th to 11th Grade families What’s your STEM strategic educational and college admissions plan. This spring students will submit...
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, Recently many high school juniors participated in a within-school SAT testing day — did you know you can cancel your SAT and ACT score without penalty?   To do so, on the day of the test, simply...
STEM College Admissions- What is A STEM Major-? What do STEM Admissions Officers Want to Know?

STEM College Admissions- What is A STEM Major-? What do STEM Admissions Officers Want to Know?

Greetings Students and Families STEM COLLEGE ADMISSIONS and STEM College Planning Are Unique– Often Multi-Disciplinary  Planning Next year’s courses ? Please CLICK to read my recent piece on High School Course Planning- AP vs AICE vs IB *** Current...
Colleges and Universities Having Announced Test-Optional Policies for 2021-22 and the Common App 2021-22

Colleges and Universities Having Announced Test-Optional Policies for 2021-22 and the Common App 2021-22

Greetings Students and Families, During the 2020-21 college application cycle, many students were confused and also thrilled to hear that record numbers of colleges and universities had adopted a Test Optional Policy.  My blog to understand this policy on this...
College Applications- What’s on the SAT?

College Applications- What’s on the SAT?

Greetings Students and Famiies – Welcome to 2021! I hope you’ve enjoyed the first few blogs in my 4-part series on all things related to testing for your college applications My series covers : WHAT DO YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TESTING??All families have many...