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College Admissions & Applications- SAT vs ACT,  Can You Cancel Your SAT Score?

College Admissions & Applications- SAT vs ACT, Can You Cancel Your SAT Score?

  Greetings Middle and HIgh School Students and Families, Recently many high school juniors participated in a within-school SAT testing day — did you know you can cancel your SAT and ACT score without penalty?   To do so, on the day of the test, simply...
College Applications – Increase Chances of College Acceptance- Contests & Competitions

College Applications – Increase Chances of College Acceptance- Contests & Competitions

Greetings Students and Families, We are zooming along in the second-semester and it’s the perfect time for a check-up  – Planning Courses, Exploring Summer Opportunities, Confirming Testing Schedules, Planning Virtual College Campus Visits, Thinking about...
STEM College Admissions– STEM Collegiate Summer Programs, Research & STEM Competitions

STEM College Admissions– STEM Collegiate Summer Programs, Research & STEM Competitions

Greetings Students and Families This is the third blog in my STEM series. STEM admissions is different! How do you increase your chances of college acceptances in the competitive college admissions process?     Demonstrate “INFORMED INTEREST”! More than...
STEM College Admissions – Increasing Your Chances – How to Prepare for your STEM Education?

STEM College Admissions – Increasing Your Chances – How to Prepare for your STEM Education?

Greetings Students and Families, This is the second blog in my multi-part series on STEM COLLEGE PLANNING. As regular readers of my newsletters and blogs know, I’ve spoken about how College Admissions Officers want to know two things about every applicant: 1 Who...
STEM College Admissions- What is A STEM Major-? What do STEM Admissions Officers Want to Know?

STEM College Admissions- What is A STEM Major-? What do STEM Admissions Officers Want to Know?

Greetings Students and Families STEM COLLEGE ADMISSIONS and STEM College Planning Are Unique– Often Multi-Disciplinary  Planning Next year’s courses ? Please CLICK to read my recent piece on High School Course Planning- AP vs AICE vs IB *** Current...
AP Exams- New Schedule and Format – Changes in College Applications & Common App

AP Exams- New Schedule and Format – Changes in College Applications & Common App

Greetings Students and Families, This is the second blog in my series on AP Exams. Let’s  talk about this year’s changes: Multiple AP Exam Dates and Formats So here we are and the College Board has made some changes for the AP 2021 exams—in response to...