College Prep Results

Author: Megan Dorsey


Is There A Test to Determine What Major or Career Would Be Right for My Child? I get this question every month. In the spring, families are faced with course selection decisions for the next school year and feel as Read more…


Maybe you’ve received a flier for a free practice test offered at the public library or your child’s school. The test is sponsored by a test prep company and seems like a good idea. What you don’t know is that Read more…


I work with a lot of families who are overwhelmed with the information (and misinformation) they receive about college admission. How important are activities? Grades? Courses? Recomendations? Are there good options for B and C students? With all the stories Read more…


Many students can strengthen their college applications with quality letters of recommendation. Unfortunately, too many students miss out of this opportunity because they didn’t think to send recommendations that were not required.   Unless your student is assured of admission Read more…


Every spring I get questions about high school course selection: What are the best classes to take for college admission? Do we need to take advanced courses? If only three years of math are required, does he need to take Read more…


High school grades are important for college admission. (Probably not new news for anyone.) If you want to better understand the role of grades, see my recent post “The Most Important Factor for College Admission.” Earning top grades is seems Read more…

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