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COLLEGE APPLICATIONS – TEACHER RECOMMENDATIONS, HS TRANSCRIPTS & TEST SCORES

COLLEGE APPLICATIONS – TEACHER RECOMMENDATIONS, HS TRANSCRIPTS & TEST SCORES

Greetings Students and Families, With  the 2020-21 Common Application and College Application process in full swing, you may also know by now that there are three required additional or EXTERNAL components to your college application.  Teacher and Guidance Counselor...
COLLEGE ADMISSIONS PLANNING: COLLEGE APPLICATIONS- EARLY DECISION (ED) & EARLY ACTION (ED) – IS EARLY DECISION RIGHT FOR YOU?

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS PLANNING: COLLEGE APPLICATIONS- EARLY DECISION (ED) & EARLY ACTION (ED) – IS EARLY DECISION RIGHT FOR YOU?

Greetings Students and Families, In 2023 COLLEGE ACCEPTANCE RATES– IMPACT ON YOUR COLLEGE ADMISSIONS PLAN?, and College Acceptance Rates- Don’t Worry Plan Early, I discussed college acceptance rates and urged you to try to see past the aggregate data...
COLLEGE ADMISSIONS PLANNING – SAT VS ACT– SCORE CHOICE & SUPER SCORE POLICIES

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS PLANNING – SAT VS ACT– SCORE CHOICE & SUPER SCORE POLICIES

Greetings Students and Families, I hope you had an opportunity to read my ongoing series on all things related to understanding what test scores are required – things are quite different during the 2020-21 application season given test optional policies and the...
College Admissions Acceptance Rates– What to Ignore!  Common App 2020-21

College Admissions Acceptance Rates– What to Ignore! Common App 2020-21

ADMISSIONS TIP:  Acceptance Rates: Don’t Obsess Over Them! My recent blog: 2024 Acceptance Rates: Myths to Understand  shared some important information to hopefully clarify why you should NOT be concerned or focused on these data. For the curious, the blog...
College Admissions Planning- What to Know About Social Media

College Admissions Planning- What to Know About Social Media

ADMISSIONS TIP: Social Media: Yes They’re Watching You!  Well there’s no accounting for taste, but there most certainly is a need to have a taste for a good online filter.  Whether you’re applying to an undergraduate or graduate program or...
College Admissions Planing:  SAT & ACT Prep – Reminders & Q&A

College Admissions Planing: SAT & ACT Prep – Reminders & Q&A

Greetings Students & Families!   If you haven’t already done so, in addition to reading my blogs and subscriber bi-weekly newsletters, I invite you to follow me on Facebook or LinkedIn where I provide a daily link to an article I’ve...