fbpx
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 Planning- Finding Your Passion- Who Are You?  College Admissions Officers Want to Know!

College Planning- Finding Your Passion- Who Are You? College Admissions Officers Want to Know!

Greetings Students & Families, It’s the middle of the summer and some students are immersed in internships, jobs, online collegiate summer programs, community volunteer programs and hopefully settling back to continue activities (even in our pandemic...
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...
College Admissions & Applications: What Do Admissions Officers Want to Know? Top 10 Mistakes

College Admissions & Applications: What Do Admissions Officers Want to Know? Top 10 Mistakes

Greetings Students and Families, How is everyone doing? I hope you’ve been following my COVID-19 related changes on online learning, revised AP exams and anticipated changes in SAT/ACT formats on the horizon.  As you head into the end of the academic year, this...
College Planning- Finding Your Passion- Who Are You?  College Admissions Officers Want to Know!

STEM College Admissions- Why Is STEM College Planning Unique –Increase Your Chances of STEM College Acceptances

Greetings, This is the second of a my 2020 STEM multi-series piece about everything you need to know about STEM College Admissions, STEM College Planning and STEM academic readiness.  As I noted in Part I a few days ago, nearly a third of this year’s graduating...
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...