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Top Five Action Items Seniors Must Do Now To Apply Early Action
Top Five Action Items Seniors Must Do Now To Apply Early Action

5 Action Items For High School Seniors Applying to College Early Action Top 5 Actions High School Seniors CAN and NEED to do NOW to Successfully Prepare for Early Action College Application Deadlines In any given year, the college admissions process can be overwhelming. This year has been particularly brutal for high school seniors. Over the last six months, they…

THE COLLEGE PREP SUMMER SERIES 2020
THE COLLEGE PREP SUMMER SERIES 2020

High School Students: Don’t Fall Behind! Take Control of the College Admissions Process Amid COVID Challenges   Register for College Prep Summer Series 2020  Over the last three months, as a member of NACAC and IECA, I have been actively involved in virtual meetings and roundtable discussions surrounding COVID-19 and higher education. The cancellation of standardized tests, the transition to…

How to Make the Final College Decision for the Undecided
How to Make the Final College Decision for the Undecided

ATTENTION PARENTS OF HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS! The May 1st Deadline is Looming: How to Help Your College-Bound Teen Make His or Her Final College Decision!   It is spring break, and my son, Connor, and I are now nine hours into our spring break trip to Ohio. Why, Ohio? Well, Connor is a high school senior and two weeks away…

Important Questions to Ask on Your College Campus Visit
Important Questions to Ask on Your College Campus Visit

  It is a traditional rite of passage for high school teens to use their spring break to visit colleges as their first important step in their college journey.   In order to make this process as effective as possible, however, it is not enough to simply take a campus tour and sit in on an information session: it is…

Five Weeks Countdown Till the March 9th SAT Exam
Five Weeks Countdown Till the March 9th SAT Exam

Five Week Countdown to the March 9th SAT Exam   Whether or not the Groundhog sees his shadow tomorrow, the SAT will administer a national exam on March 9th — just five weeks from now. The registration deadline is February 8th. Late registration closes February 27th.   WHO SHOULD TAKE THE MARCH 9th NATIONAL EXAM? Every college bound junior.  …

How to Understand Your Financial Award Letter
How to Understand Your Financial Award Letter

ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS: Congratulations on early acceptances. You should be proud. Having said that, every senior should proceed with caution. Even though this is not my first college rodeo, I am still learning a lot about the process as a parent and a professional. My son, a high school senior, has received eleven college acceptances over the last two…