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Category: College Admission


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…


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…


You’ve likely heard the advice to make sure you include a “safety” school in your college list. I’ll start by saying I hate the term “safety school” because it makes those colleges seem like inferior choices—places a student might end 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…


Sometimes the hardest part about applying to college is knowing where to start. There is so much information (sometimes contradictory information) and with all of the different applications and deadlines it can be overwhelming. Like most big tasks, applying to Read more…


We’ve all heard its important to visit college campuses during the search process. I find it easier to learn about top programs, recent changes, and overall campus climate in person. In other words, my campus visits replace hours of reading Read more…

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