Sep 06 2016
Over the last few weeks of summer, I have heard from so many families about helping their child get started with the application process. Some haven’t visited colleges yet, started their applications, or even considered where they plan to apply. They are feeling like their son or daughter is behind. But they’re not, and you’re […]
May 10 2016
Thank you, Malia Obama, for making the gap year cool.
For decades, college admissions deans and college counselors have tried unsuccessfully to encourage more students to defer college for a year. Malia may have needed to take a gap year for a host of reasons, but her decision is sure to influence others to consider doing […]
Jul 21 2015
“My mom had me when she was 16. She’s a nurse. I think she’s done very well for herself. She has given me a great life. Now it’s my turn to give back.”
“I was attracted to the certainty of the Air National Guard. I get my college tuition paid for. I get a stipend. I […]