Jun 13 2017
As the school year comes to a close, many rising seniors take stock and evaluate what they’re doing in their extracurricular life. They anticipate filling out the activities section of their college applications and in that instant, everything comes into focus. Sometimes a passion emerges late in the year or they realize an interest in […]
May 11 2017
I often get approached by parents asking me what I think about a student participating in a very specific activity, sport, or service work. They want to know if that one thing is going to help their child get admitted to college. How about working at a hospital? Doing research? Playing one sport over another? […]
Mar 04 2016
Recently the 10th grade class parents at the school where I work approached me about leading a discussion on the college process.
I didn’t hesitate. I jumped at the opportunity because any chance I have to communicate how the process works in advance of a student’s junior year is hugely beneficial for the student and family. […]
Feb 24 2016
One of my juniors at the school where I work is a budding filmmaker. Everything she does is deliberate in her quest to make a career in filmmaking.
When she needed capital to shoot her first short film last summer, she took a job at the local film institute cleaning up the theater at the end of […]