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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…


Podcast 193: What’s REALLY Important in College Admissions? Many families are confused about where to start with college admissions, and there is a lot of faulty information out there. In this episode of “The College Prep Podcast”, I lay out, Read more…


Podcast 191: Make Your Activities Work for You in College Admission   Do you worry whether your high school student has the right kind of activities to impress the colleges to which they’re applying? In this episode of “The College Read more…


Podcast 188: Important Distinctions Between Scholarships and Financial Aid   Families often mistake financial aid with scholarships, which can lead to confusion, disappointment, and wasted time as seniors choose their college and figure out how to pay for it. In Read more…

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