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

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...
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...