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Many families assume that AP, IB and Dual Credit Courses will help them get ahead and save money in college. However, this is not always the case. Listen to this episode of “The College Prep Podcast” as I outline how Read more…


Every spring I get questions about high school course selection: What are the best classes to take for college admission? Do we need to take advanced courses? If only three years of math are required, does he need to take Read more…


  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…


Spring is the time when students and parents complete course selection for next school year.  Many students will have the option of taking Advanced Placement (AP) classes.  How many AP classes should a student take?  Find out in this short Read more…


Having additional years of foreign language on your transcript can be a huge plus when you’re ready for the college admission process! Admissions counselors are going to look at your high school transcript and scrutinize every last detail – don’t Read more…


“When do we need to begin planning for college?” “What do we need to do in junior high to prepare for college” “Does junior high even matter?” College planning seems so far-off and parents of middle school or junior high Read more…

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