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Every spring thousands of students receive rejection letters from colleges and universities. While it is disappointing, particularly when a top choice school sends a rejection letter, there are steps students can take to manage upsetting news and move forward in 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…


  My son is applying to a bunch of state schools in Texas, but Texas A&M is his top choice. He is not in the top 10%, so won’t be automatically admitted.   He wants to apply to engineering, but it Read more…


    My daughter will be entering high school next year. She has always been in the GT program. How important is it for her to continue in GT? How do colleges view GT? A lot elementary and middle schools Read more…


  My daughter attends a very competitive high school. Do admissions officers know each high school relatively well? Will they know how hard it is to be in the top quarter at her school? Yes, admissions officers try their best Read more…


  Do colleges or admissions people really look at our Facebook profiles? This is a great question because the issue has been in the news lately.  Recent reports focused on employers asking applicants to log into their Facebook pages during Read more…

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