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College Admissions- Common App 2020-21  Essay Prompts & New Information

College Admissions- Common App 2020-21 Essay Prompts & New Information

Greetings Students and Families! A few short weeks ago , the 2020-21 Common Application officially opened for the 2020-21 college application season.  Are you working on your core essay or already gathering inputs for college-specific college essay prompts?  Unsure...
College Admissions and College Planning- COVID Impact– Ideas to Explore and Recharge During Summer Break

College Admissions and College Planning- COVID Impact– Ideas to Explore and Recharge During Summer Break

Greetings Students and Families, I know many of you are regular readers of my blog and have been following my updates about all things related to the impact of COVID on College Planning, College Admissions and the Common-App season ahead.  Summer vacation is underway...
Summer Internships, Summer Experiences– Building Your College Admissions Plan – Remotely

Summer Internships, Summer Experiences– Building Your College Admissions Plan – Remotely

Greetings High School and Undergraduate Students and Families, The COVID-19 – pandemic arrived and quickly the lives of young adults were transformed as high schools and colleges closed their doors and shifted to a remote learning modality.  As we write,...
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...
College Admissions Planning– Selecting A “Major” and Creating Your Balanced List – Reach, Match, Safety

College Admissions Planning– Selecting A “Major” and Creating Your Balanced List – Reach, Match, Safety

Greetings Students and Families, Whether you’re a high school junior (21) beginning the college application process– forming your college short list or perhaps you’re already in progress working on your Common Application Core Essay–your college and...
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...