May 26 2016
The school year is coming to a close and summer is just weeks away.
Before students empty out their lockers and embrace vacation, there are a few important steps to take to prepare for the college admissions process. Our handy end-of-school checklist will help you get on track and make getting into college a bit more […]
May 13 2016
Spring is the perfect time for high school juniors to take stock and identify which teachers they should ask for the all-important college recommendation letters.
Some students wonder why they need to think about this task now when college applications aren’t due until senior year. But securing recommendation letters before the end of the school year […]
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. […]
Dec 21 2015
Do you ever wonder if colleges know what other schools you applied to? You’re not alone. Rest assured they won’t find out unless you tell them.
That being said, you want to make sure that every piece of your application to each college screams, “I want you!” Colleges are shockingly insecure about whether a competitive […]
May 07 2015
There was always one group of individuals that demanded the most respect in my family—teachers. Truth be told, my mother has worked as an elementary and middle school teacher my whole life. My father is an adjunct instructor at our local community college. My brother and I were taught from an early age that all teachers were […]