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College Applications:  After the Confetti — Managing Your College Admissions Process- Common App 2020-21

College Applications: After the Confetti — Managing Your College Admissions Process- Common App 2020-21

Hey High School Seniors and Families! Many of you have likely already submitted one or more of your college applications on the Common App 2020-21.  If you’re an Early Action/Early Decision applicant- you are well aware of earlier due dates and I urge Juniors...
College Applications & Common App 2020-21  – Seniors – What Should You  Be Doing Now?

College Applications & Common App 2020-21 – Seniors – What Should You Be Doing Now?

Hello Seniors and Families!I Regular readings of my blogs have read quite a few blogs the past two post on on test optional policies, college essays and all the moving parts of college applications. I’d like to refer you to a few blogs to help you manage the...
Virtual College Fairs- Tips for Attendance

Virtual College Fairs- Tips for Attendance

Greetings Students and Families! Fall is College Fair season! And yet, we are dealing with the absence of college fairs and instead exploring life on college campuses through some fairly robust virtual campus tours. I hope you are open -minded about this option and I...
College Applications – HS Seniors 2021 – Last Call Early Decision & Early Action – Common App 2020-21  TIPS

College Applications – HS Seniors 2021 – Last Call Early Decision & Early Action – Common App 2020-21 TIPS

Greetings Seniors and Families  All families and students should be thinking Ahead About the College Application Process on the horizon. As our seniors wrap up their Common App 2020-21 applications and begin preparing for alumni interviews, it’s a good time...
College Admissions Planning- 8th to 11th What to Do Now?

College Admissions Planning- 8th to 11th What to Do Now?

Greetings High School Students and Families! Your school year is well underway. As a college advisor, I’ve met with all my clients to set their strategic educational and college admissions plan for the year.    Our goal is to adjust course...
COLLEGE ADMISSIONS, FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIPS – YES YOU CAN AFFORD COLLEGE! PUBLIC VS. PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES?

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS, FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIPS – YES YOU CAN AFFORD COLLEGE! PUBLIC VS. PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES?

Yes you can afford college! Little known facts…. Need Blind Admissions Nearly all colleges practice “need blind admissions” meaning admissions decisions are unrelated to your request to be considered for financial aid. (The exception- International students –...