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27 06, 2017

Fast Facts For Parents of College-Bound Students #4

By | 2017-06-27T13:19:53+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Apply to College, College Admissions, College Applications, College Bound, Education, Graduation Rates, high school senior, Higher Education, Parents of College Bound, Podcast, Test-Optional, university|0 Comments

19 06, 2017

Fast Facts For Parents of College-Bound Students

By | 2017-06-19T21:51:12+00:00 June 19th, 2017|Apply to College, College Admissions, College Applications, College Bound, Education, Parents of College Bound, Podcast, Study Abroad|0 Comments

This week's topics: • College Application Review – how it is changing • “Undecided” about a major – does it matter? • Internationalization http://www.acenet.edu/news-room/Pages/Mapping-Internationalization-on-U-S-Campuses.aspx • Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management at the Culinary Institute of America https://www.ciachef.edu/bachelors-degree-concentrations/ • NYU Shanghai https://shanghai.nyu.edu

15 06, 2017

Fast Facts For Parents of College-Bound Students

By | 2017-06-14T19:07:16+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Apply to College, College Admissions, College Applications, College Visits, Education, math anxiety, Parents of College Bound, Podcast, The Liberal Arts|0 Comments

This edition includes information about the SAT, ACT, BlackRock (the asset management firm), Liberal Arts Degrees, Math Anxiety, MIT and Visiting Colleges. Resources: http://emersoneducationalconsulting.com/what-to-consider-when-visiting-colleges/ http://www.businessinsider.com/blackrock-hr-head-we-are-hiring-more-liberal-arts-majors-2017-6 http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2017/05/17/how-much-math-anxiety-is-too-much.html http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2017/05/24/in-race-for-test-takers-act-outscores-sat--for.html

19 05, 2017

Goucher College – A Student Focused Curriculum

By | 2017-05-19T00:00:34+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Colleges & Universities, Goucher College, Goucher Curriculum, The Liberal Arts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

I listened to Goucher College president, José Antonio Bowen, discuss the new curriculum, implemented last fall.   I found the curriculum intriguing, and his thoughts on higher education to be enlightening.  Here is some of what I learned: The curriculum is designed to help students become self-regulated learners. There are few specific course requirements. Students take [...]

25 04, 2017

Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema

By | 2017-05-18T23:05:06+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Filmmaking, Graduate School, MFA, Uncategorized|0 Comments

On Thursday, I along with some of my NYC IECA colleagues toured the Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema. Jonathan Wacks, the founding director of the school and Professor of Film, showed us the state-of-the-art facilities, explained their use, told us about the school and the students who attend.  Feirstein is the first school in the United States [...]

20 04, 2017

Hospitality Programs – Where Dreams Come To Life

By | 2017-05-18T23:05:17+00:00 April 20th, 2017|College Admissions, Colleges & Universities, Hospitality Programs, Interesting Programs, Study Abroad, Study in Switzerland|0 Comments

Last week, I toured five different hospitality programs in Switzerland as a guest of the Swiss Education Group (SEG). Each program is housed in a former hotel. SEG students wear uniforms and participate in at leas two paid internships. The first internship is usually in Switzerland while the second can be taken anywhere in the world. [...]

31 03, 2017

Dear Parents of Disappointed High-Achieving High School Seniors

By | 2017-05-18T23:05:17+00:00 March 31st, 2017|College Admissions, College Decisions, Rejection Hurts|4 Comments

Dear Parents of Disappointed High-Achieving High School Seniors, Yesterday, your child heard from a small group of highly sort after colleges and universities. I know that you expected a different outcome. After all, your child worked hard, received excellent grades in challenging courses, has standardized test scores that most envy, and participated in activities from A to [...]

28 03, 2017

Three Things You Should Know about Rutgers

By | 2017-05-18T23:05:17+00:00 March 28th, 2017|Colleges & Universities|0 Comments

This week I met with Claire Preston, the New York representative from Rutgers University. Throughout our conversation, we discussed many of the aspects that make Rutgers a great choice for undergraduate students. The three things that stood out to me are Rutgers' truly impressive diversity, selectivity, and campus life. Key Stats University Name: Rutgers University, [...]

23 03, 2017

Duke in Montréal

By | 2017-05-18T23:05:17+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Interesting Programs|1 Comment

Are you interested in studying French? Or fascinated by the marketing that goes behind promoting a product in a specific culture or language? If so, then you may want to deepen your understanding of our neighbor to the north by spending a summer with Duke in Montreal, Canada. Key Stats Program: Duke in Montréal Program Type: Summer [...]

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