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HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS: HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF THE HARTFORD NATIONAL COLLEGE FAIR ON APRIL 2ND!

HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS: HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF THE HARTFORD NATIONAL COLLEGE FAIR ON APRIL 2ND!

HIGH SCHOOL JUNIORS: HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF THE HARTFORD NATIONAL COLLEGE FAIR ON APRIL 2ND! Even if you feel clueless about what university you might want to call home for the next four years, your High School College Fair can be your launching pad: time well spent if you do some pre-planning research.   Here are five ways…

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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…

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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…

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Attention High School Seniors: Early Action Deadlines Are Sooner Than You Think!

Attention High School Seniors: Early Action Deadlines Are Sooner Than You Think!

  MANY rising 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 until the…

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Why it’s important to put PSAT Prep on your calendar! (Hint: It’s Not a Practice Test!)

Why it’s important to put PSAT Prep on your calendar! (Hint: It’s Not a Practice Test!)

For many high school students, the PSAT is their first big standardized test. The PSAT is often considered a practice test, but it is technically a preliminary test for the SAT. And, based on the difficulties Rising Seniors in Connecticut encountered this past year (the March 21st snowstorm causing the postponement of the in-school SAT and a flawed June 2018…

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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:…

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