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College Admissions – “Mistakes to Avoid”- Part 1 of 3

College Admissions – “Mistakes to Avoid”- Part 1 of 3

Greetings Students & FamiliesWhat’s your favorite flavor of ice-cream?  Embrace and enjoy that scoop- don’t follow the crowd at the ice-cream store or in life!  My goal is to help build your student’s educational strategy to leave each...
College Admissions Planning- 8th to 11th What to Do Now?

College Admissions Planning- 8th to 11th What to Do Now?

Greetings High School Students and Families! Your school year is well underway. As a college advisor, I’ve met with all my clients to set their strategic educational and college admissions plan for the year.    Our goal is to adjust course...
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...