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College Admissions – Building Your College Plan – Early Planning with Your Online College Counselor

College Admissions – Building Your College Plan – Early Planning with Your Online College Counselor

Greetings Students and Families, As we complete another academic year – I’ve offered my Congratulations to all middle and high school students in my last blog posting for having successfully completed the most unpredictable challenge.  You pivoted without...
College Admissions- How Your Online College Counselor Can Help You Stay on Target with College Planning Goals During Covid

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

  Greetings Students and Families, Here we are ending another academic year – Congratulations to all middle and high school students for what really is extraordinary given the unpredictable situation you’ve all experienced the past few months. Many of...
College Applications- Scholarships? Where’s The MONEY???  $$$$ – It’s There!

College Applications- Scholarships? Where’s The MONEY??? $$$$ – It’s There!

Greetings, If you recently read my four-part series on financial aid, you may have concluded you’re not eligible for financial aid but hopefully appreciate the practice of “tuition discounting” – a different version of scholarships. I wrote...
College Admissions & Financial Aid – Part III of IV – How is Financial Aid Determined? FAFSA -CSS PROFILE ?

College Admissions & Financial Aid – Part III of IV – How is Financial Aid Determined? FAFSA -CSS PROFILE ?

When do I submit my FAFSA and CSS Profile? To receive financial aid, you must submit a FAFSA.  That form will link to your IRS returns.  This is a secure federal form and process.  I will explain what a FAFSA does for you later in this document. FAFSA does NOT give...
College Admissions & Applications: What Do Admissions Officers Want to Know? Top 10 Mistakes

College Admissions & Applications: What Do Admissions Officers Want to Know? Top 10 Mistakes

Greetings Students and Families, How is everyone doing? I hope you’ve been following my COVID-19 related changes on online learning, revised AP exams and anticipated changes in SAT/ACT formats on the horizon.  As you head into the end of the academic year, this...
College Admissions — Are You Thinking About Transferring- What to Know About Undergraduate Transfer Applications

College Admissions — Are You Thinking About Transferring- What to Know About Undergraduate Transfer Applications

Greetings Current Undergraduates Students and Families, Many students transfer – Let’s look at that population: Freshman- After giving it nearly a full year–it’s not about “homesickness” or “adjusting” – the...