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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…


Over the years I’ve gotten a lot of requests from families interested in taking some type of interest or career aptitude tests. Students feel pressured to choose a college major during the application process. Parents want to make sure they are Read more…


This is a guest post by John Obstander, There are many things you can do to prepare yourself for a student life in a college. Follow simple and effective guidelines that will help you get the most out of available opportunities Read more…


Over winter break I watched my own daughter, a high school senior, work to catch up on online coursework she had put off. She is not alone. Many high school students are taking online courses to supplement their regular school Read more…


Sometimes in working on the details of the college admissions process, we forget the big picture. With SAT and ACT scores, extracurriculars, class rank, letters of recommendation, and so many other factors, it is easy to loose sight of which Read more…


Just last week, I had multiple clients ask me which calculators they should purchase for the school year. We were working on preparing for the ACT and SAT in these situations and I know how having the right calculator can Read more…

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