college admissions

SHOULD YOUR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT WALK-OUT?

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Greetings, Like so many of you, the past two weeks have been emotional with intense feelings ranging from grief to anger to disgust – disgust at another senseless tragedy.  I’ve spent many hours on the phone and in face-to-face conversations with students and parents listening.   It is simply unfathomable how far we have descended as a society that we live…

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Tips for Success: Alumni /Admissions Interviews

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Greetings: Students are receiving invites to meet with local alumni interviewers in their community.  you may also be visiting campuses and participating in scheduled interviews . Admissions/Alumni Interviews:  Some tips for a successful interview! Alumni Interview invites:  Timely response is required-24 hours! Some alumni interviewers can email you with very short notice. It’s acceptable to ask to reschedule if you…

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Scholarships and Financial Aid

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Greetings! Are your applications completed?  It’s time to recycle those essays and begin searching for and applying to scholarships that match your strengths and direction. Please refer to my earlier blog posting on applying for financial aid — steps to apply and how to maximize your awards. SCHOLARSHIPS and FINANCIAL AID A few weeks ago I wrote a detailed note…

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Financial Aid and Scholarships– FAFSA? Plan Early to Maximize Your Awards?

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Greetings Students & Families! First and foremost, a round of applause to our Florida and Texas students as their start to the school year wasn’t a smooth one and they survived!  We are finally off and running, students are settling into the predicable rhythm of homework and extracurricular activities.  As my newsletters during August and September emphasized, every academic year is…

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Tips for Success: Mistakes to Avoid

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Greetings! First and foremost, I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend.  As we head into the holiday season just three short  weekends away, I want to take this opportunity to encourage families to reflect on how we can extend   “Giving Tuesday”  as part of our holiday traditions.   For suggestions on how to contribute to this initiative please…

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COMPLIMENTARY SUMMER PROJECTS with Bonnie R. Rabin, Ph.D

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Greetings, Summer is a time to reset and recharge in anticipation of another successful school year.   If you haven’t had time to review some of my earlier blogs and client newsletters, I’m including links below. Tips for Success – Summer Programs Wrapping Up the School Year I look forward to speaking with you to schedule your back-to-school educational consultation creating/adjusting your…

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Tips for Success – College Applications – Financial Aid – Suggested Reading

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Hi Everyone, The past few weeks I’ve been posting links to several excellent resources on a wide variety of topics. This is an excellent time for all high school students and undergraduates to schedule a mid-year check-up to assess progress towards your strategic educational plan.   A fall check-up allows you to customize solutions to time management, learning strategies and…

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Insider Tips for Attending College Fairs! Upcoming Fairs Boca Raton & South Florida!

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Greetings, The 2015-16 school year is in full swing and it is my hope that each student is engaged and excited about the learning taking place in many classes.   As discussed in former blogs, the high school transcript is indeed the key factor in the admissions decision.   You’re invited to read my previous newsletter outlining strategies for success and specific…

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Insider Tips: Building Your “Back-to-School” Strategic Plan for College Admissions Success!

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Greetings! Even with your family’s exceptionally busy schedule, hopefully your summer has been a relaxing and productive one in anticipation of being recharged for a successful school year. Now is the perfect time to schedule your one-on-one strategic back-to-school conference!  Receive a thorough educational assessment and create your personalized strategic educational and career plan to include specific steps for academic…

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TIP for SUCCESS! PART II-Unique Presentation Matters – Your Common Application Essay!

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Two of the most important ways in which you’ll distinguish yourself from your equally qualified peers are your extracurricular activities (including honors and awards earned) and the content of your essay(s). In my previous blog post  Insider Tips: Getting Started on Your Common Application and College Admissions Essay  I discussed  the Common Application and the components which are required in your college application….

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