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STEM College Planning Part 1 of III – What is Unique About STEM College Admissions? EVERYTHING!!

STEM College Planning Part 1 of III – What is Unique About STEM College Admissions? EVERYTHING!!

Greetings Students and Parents, In my college admissions advising practice there’s an oddity that I haven’t yet been able to explain- and it’s this.  While every young adult I meet is unique- I find it fascinating to observe a cycle– whereby...
College Planning– College Admissions, SAT vs ACT testing, AP vs IB, FAQs that Keep Popping Up– Mid-Year Reminders– On Target?

College Planning– College Admissions, SAT vs ACT testing, AP vs IB, FAQs that Keep Popping Up– Mid-Year Reminders– On Target?

Greetings Students and Families, It’s hard to imagine but our high school seniors will very soon receive college application and college admission notifications and it’s decision time– with deposits due May 1.  I’ll have more to say about...
College Admissions – EARLY DECISION College Applications  – You’ve Been Deferred– Now What?

College Admissions – EARLY DECISION College Applications – You’ve Been Deferred– Now What?

Greetings Seniors – Especially Early Decision Applicants. In Early Decision/Early Action I focused on understanding these college admissions options when submitting your college application and I also provided you with some thoughts on how to evaluate whether Early...
College Admissions & College Planning – TOP 10 Mistakes to Avoid in High School – Part II of III

College Admissions & College Planning – TOP 10 Mistakes to Avoid in High School – Part II of III

Greetings Students and Families  and HAPPY Thanksgiving!! This is the second of a three-part series on Top 10 Mistakes in High School related to College Applications and College Admissions.  But first… As we head into the busy holiday season, I want to take this...
College Planning- Summer Projects Part III – Increasing College Admissions Success

College Planning- Summer Projects Part III – Increasing College Admissions Success

Greetings Students and Families, In my earlier note COLLEGE PLANNING: WHAT ARE YOU DOING THIS SUMMER?, I talked about the types and value of attending various collegiate summer programs. If you’re currently attending a collegiate program, you have an opportunity...
College Admissions  & College Planning- What to Know on the Summer Solstice?

College Admissions & College Planning- What to Know on the Summer Solstice?

Tomorrow marks the official start of Summer in the Northern Hemisphere! What does the Summer Solstice have to do with Educational and College Planning? I’m Glad you asked! The 2019 summer solstice will take place in the Northern hemisphere at approximately 11:54...