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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 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...
College Planning:  Changes in SAT and ACT,  SAT & ACT Test Prep  Superscore

College Planning: Changes in SAT and ACT, SAT & ACT Test Prep Superscore

Greetings Students & Families! Whether you’re a senior 2020 getting ready to start or wrap up your college applications or somewhere in the middle of high school wondering about all things related to testing -this newsletter answers all your questions and...
College Admissions Planning- Finding Your Perfect ‘Fit’ – How to Assess Colleges & Majors

College Admissions Planning- Finding Your Perfect ‘Fit’ – How to Assess Colleges & Majors

Greetings Students and Families, Whether you’re a high school senior (20) finalizing your college short list and already in progress submitting your college applications  or perhaps you’re a sophomore (22) or junior (21) starting your research on college majors and...