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College Admissions – Misconceptions about Financial Aid & Scholarships

College Admissions – Misconceptions about Financial Aid & Scholarships

Greetings Students and Families, This is part II of our Spring series on Financial aid and Scholarships. LITTLE KNOWN FACTS ABOUT FINANCIAL AID AND SCHOLARSHIPS…. As an experienced university faculty and admissions committee member, let’s begin with a discussion of...
College Admissions Planning- Joyful Reading & Competitions to Increase Chances of College Acceptances

College Admissions Planning- Joyful Reading & Competitions to Increase Chances of College Acceptances

Greetings Students and Families Whether you live in NYC or Boca Raton, Florida or the Front Range near Boulder, Co, it’s hard to believe that for many students, we will soon be completing the 2021-22 academic year- and that we are in the middle of AP exams!   By...
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 and College Admissions: Their Importance – Which AP Exams/Courses to Take?

AP Exams and College Admissions: Their Importance – Which AP Exams/Courses to Take?

Greetings High School Students and Families! *** Current Seniors: It’s Decision Time — Where will you place your deposit May 1 – Need some help deciding and evaluating your options or negotiating your financial aid offers ? Financial Aid...