College Prep Results

Two weeks ago I was speaking with my daughter, a high school junior, and we were talking about college visits. She’s narrowing down her choices somewhat, but there are still a number of potential schools we have not visited. I Read more…


Yesterday I made a presentation for College Week Live: “How ACT & SAT Scores Can Lower Your Tuition Bill.” You can login and listen to the 40-minute presentation here. I give multiple examples showing how higher test scores can save Read more…


Does it hurt to take the SAT / ACT multiple times? Will colleges question why I took the test for a 4th time? Will it help if colleges see I’m improving my scores by taking the ACT / SAT more? 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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