College Prep Results

This Wednesday, October 16 is one of the national administration dates for the PSAT. I wanted to offer some quick tips for students taking the PSAT.   First, everyone should understand that the PSAT will not be used for college Read more…


Every year I speak with students and parents who think college dreams have been crushed due to less than perfect high school grades, learning differences, or a bumpy transition to college. These factors don’t have to limit your options. It Read more…


Do you know when to use “who” and when to use “whom”?​ I’ve got an easy way to tell the difference.    This short video will explain (while showing you how our video Q&A works.)   I’ve had a lot Read more…


Shouldn’t students know this stuff? I get a lot of questions from parents who think that the math, reading, and grammar students learn in school should be sufficient to earn solid scores on the SAT / ACT. Essentially the parent’s Read more…


(Please share this with parents you know who have 7thgraders.) Every fall the Duke Talent Identification Program (TIP) sends out invitations to high performing 7th graders. Students are invited to compete for a place in the Duke TIP program by Read more…


Social media and college admissions. We’ve all heard the cautionary tales, but there are some surprising ways social media can help you in your college search. On a recent episode of “The College Prep Podcast,” my co-host, Gretchen, and I Read more…

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