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College Admissions- How Your Online College Counselor Can Help You Stay on Target with College Planning Goals

College Admissions- How Your Online College Counselor Can Help You Stay on Target with College Planning Goals

Greetings Students and Families, We just concluded another academic year – Congratulations to all middle and high school students for what really is extraordinary given the unpredictable situation you’ve all experienced throughout the pandemic. Many of the...
College Admissions and College Planning- – Ideas to Explore and Recharge During Summer Break

College Admissions and College Planning- – Ideas to Explore and Recharge During Summer Break

Greetings Students and Families, I know many of you are regular readers of my blog and have been following my updates about all things related to the impact of COVID on College Planning, College Admissions and the Common-App season ahead.  Summer vacation is underway...
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 – 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...