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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…

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…

2018 How to Build a College List
2018 How to Build a College List

Attention College-Bound Teens: Here are the Top Ten College Research Tools To Help You Build a Strong College List   Interested in our FREE, Customized College Planning Tool Kit that includes our Financial, Social, and Academic “Best Fit” Organizers? Just fill out our email contact information and receive these valuable resources for a more informed college decision-making process! * indicates…

Rising High School Seniors: Prepare Your College Applications and Personal Essays this Summer and Avoid the Stress of Looming Deadlines this Fall!
Rising High School Seniors: Prepare Your College Applications and Personal Essays this Summer and Avoid the Stress of Looming Deadlines this Fall!

PSST! Subscribe to Our Email Newsletter at the end of this blog To Receive Your FREE Custom-Designed College Planning Organizer! Top Five Action Items Seniors Should Do This Summer To Be College-Ready this Fall 1. Create a Student Resume A student resume will help you when you fill out the activities section of your Common Application. It is also an excellent way…

SAT June 2018 SAT: The Problem with the Waiting Game!
SAT June 2018 SAT: The Problem with the Waiting Game!

Attention College Bound Teens! Experts say that many students’ composite scores dropped significantly on the June 2018 SAT compared to previous exams. The Problem With The Waiting Game. For some Connecticut students, SAT testing circumstances have been less than ideal. And, for the Class of 2019, opportunities to reach their personal best scores have been challenging at best. Here’s Why:…

RISING SENIORS: Prepare your college application and personal essay this summer and avoid the stress of looming deadlines this fall!
RISING SENIORS: Prepare your college application and personal essay this summer and avoid the stress of looming deadlines this fall!

Many rising high school seniors and their families often use the summer before senior year to visit schools and finalize their college lists. It is a fun way to combine a family vacation with a college tour!  BUT, all too often, students make the mistake of putting off the “heavy lifting” required to complete their college application and personal essay…