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  In the past month I’ve met with dozens of families, in person and via Skype, to discuss course selection for next school year. I find myself saying a lot of the same things: Take the more challenging course if 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…


In the past week I’ve met three new students who told me they were no longer involved in extracurricular activities because they had committed all their time to one thing which didn’t work out. “Susan” played competitive softball.  She was Read more…


  In the previous post, I outlined college interview basics— the things every student should do before scheduling a college admissions interview.  Today I’m adding a list of college admission interview do’s and don’ts.  These are intended for students preparing Read more…


This week I was driving with my two kids in the car.  My six-year-old son turns to his big sister out of the blue and says, “I have more points that you could ever have on Disney games!” This sounded Read more…


It can seem like getting into college is the biggest challenge these days.  Unfortunately, getting in is only the beginning.  The real challenge is staying in and graduating. Years ago, I had a student, J.P., who graduated in the top Read more…

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