Better Grades— The 15 Minute Rule

Better Grades— The 15 Minute Rule

The number one factor for college admission is a student’s high school transcript, the list of classes taken and grades earned. While there are a lot of factors to consider when selecting courses over the four years of high school, the grades part of this equation is...
Priorities for High School Juniors

Priorities for High School Juniors

Today I am going to outline what you should be considering if you have a current high school junior. Towards the end I give a rough outline of the college admissions timeline. I know this will be helpful for those of you who want to know what’s coming. If you don’t...
End of the Semester Checklist

End of the Semester Checklist

Many students have just completed their fall semester; if your semester doesn’t end until January, you can still work through part of the checklist now and finish when your classes conclude. At the end of a semester most of us (parents, teachers, and students) feel so...
You Got Your PSAT Results — Now What?

You Got Your PSAT Results — Now What?

This week College Board started releasing scores from the October PSAT. Many families are looking at the results thinking “now what?” Here are the five things I would suggest you do once you receive your PSAT results. 1. Learn How to Access Your College Board Account...