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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...
COLLEGE APPLICATIONS – TEACHER RECOMMENDATIONS, HS TRANSCRIPTS & TEST SCORES

COLLEGE APPLICATIONS – TEACHER RECOMMENDATIONS, HS TRANSCRIPTS & TEST SCORES

Greetings Students and Families, With  the 2020-21 Common Application and College Application process in full swing, you may also know by now that there are three required additional or EXTERNAL components to your college application.  Teacher and Guidance Counselor...
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 not eligible for financial aid but hopefully appreciate the practice of “tuition discounting” – a different version of scholarships. I wrote...
STEM College Admissions – Part  III – STEM College “Fit”– Selectivity Matters in your STEM College Planning

STEM College Admissions – Part III – STEM College “Fit”– Selectivity Matters in your STEM College Planning

Greetings High School Students and Families, I’ve written many blogs about college “fit”– a topic  relevant to students entering high school,  juniors thinking  about approaching college applications and their college campus visits and even...