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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...
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...
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 – 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 & College Planning – TOP 10 Mistakes to Avoid in High School – Part III of III

College Admissions & College Planning – TOP 10 Mistakes to Avoid in High School – Part III of III

Greetings Students and Parents, Regular readers of my blogs and newsletters know that I discourage a hyper-focus on college admissions that sacrifices student joy. In fact I regularly emphasize the importance of high school as an opportunity of discovery —...
College Admissions & College Planning – TOP 10 Mistakes to Avoid in High School – Part II of III

College Admissions & College Planning – TOP 10 Mistakes to Avoid in High School – Part II of III

Greetings Students and Families  and HAPPY Thanksgiving!! This is the second of a three-part series on Top 10 Mistakes in High School related to College Applications and College Admissions.  But first… As we head into the busy holiday season, I want to take this...