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My daughter attends a large suburban Texas high school where students are obsessed with class rank. When planning course schedules for the next year, students and parents inevitably mention how certain classes can benefit a student’s class rank. The problem 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…


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…


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…


Last week we passed the January 15 application deadline.  Most high school seniors should have submitted their college applications and now is the time most families wait to hear back from all the colleges on the list.  It is also Read more…

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