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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...
College Admissions — Implications of AP Format Changes During Coronavirus– NEW AP FORMAT– Impact on College Credit? College Applications?

College Admissions — Implications of AP Format Changes During Coronavirus– NEW AP FORMAT– Impact on College Credit? College Applications?

Greetings Students and Families, It’s been over three weeks since I wrote an initial note about how to address your Educational and College Admissions goals during the COVID pandemic.   Your  college admissions goals haven’t changed, but your college admissions plan...
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 Admissions — Are You Thinking About Transferring- What to Know About Undergraduate Transfer Applications

College Admissions — Are You Thinking About Transferring- What to Know About Undergraduate Transfer Applications

Greetings Current Undergraduates Students and Families, Many students transfer – Let’s look at that population: Freshman- After giving it nearly a full year–it’s not about “homesickness” or “adjusting” – the...
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 Planning:  HS Courses – AP vs IB vs AICE — Electives & College Applications?

College Admissions Planning: HS Courses – AP vs IB vs AICE — Electives & College Applications?

  Greetings Middle & High School Families!   It’s Time for Course Planning 2020-21   AP, IB, AICE, Academies,  Dual-Enrollment??!! At this time of year, students and parents are focused on course selection and there is quite a bit of uncertainty  about...