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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...
College Admissions :  Where’s the MONEY $$$ ?   SCHOLARSHIP RESOURCES, Financial Aid, FAFSA  & CSS Profile

College Admissions : Where’s the MONEY $$$ ? SCHOLARSHIP RESOURCES, Financial Aid, FAFSA & CSS Profile

Greetings Seniors and Families, About a month ago I wrote a piece to help you understand some of the mechanics of the FAFSA and CSS Profile- two forms that are typically required to apply for financial aid. Please click to view:   COLLEGE ADMISSIONS PLANNING- FAFSA,...
College Admissions Planning- AP Exams- Required? Which Ones? AP ExamScoring?

College Admissions Planning- AP Exams- Required? Which Ones? AP ExamScoring?

Greetings Students and Families AP Curriculum & Exams !!     Each spring a few weeks before AP exams begin, I provide updated helpful links and reminders about AP exam rubrics and preparation. If you’re a student taking an AP course during 2019-20,...
College Admissions Planning-  Summer Project: Coding is an Essential Skill – STEM, Business, Humanities & the Arts!

College Admissions Planning-  Summer Project: Coding is an Essential Skill – STEM, Business, Humanities & the Arts!

Greetings Students & Families!   As summer vacation is well underway,  I’m eager to hear about internship and volunteer experiences as my students journey to Costa Rica, China, Spain, Greece, England and Russia, further exploring their emerging fields of...