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Sometimes in working on the details of the college admissions process, we forget the big picture. With SAT and ACT scores, extracurriculars, class rank, letters of recommendation, and so many other factors, it is easy to loose sight of which Read more…


Sometimes the hardest part about applying to college is knowing where to start. There is so much information (sometimes contradictory information) and with all of the different applications and deadlines it can be overwhelming. Like most big tasks, applying to 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…


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…


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…

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