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College Admissions

11 10, 2017

ED – The Not So Easy Decision

By | 2017-10-11T16:20:04+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Admission Plans, Apply to College, College Admissions, College Applications, College Bound, Early Decision, high school senior, Higher Education, Parents of College Bound, Uncategorized|0 Comments

“I have to apply early. Everyone says I must if I want a shot at getting in.” These words are often followed by “I don’t know which school is right for me. I wish I could just apply regular decision.” I’ve heard this said too many times, in this and in previous college application seasons, [...]

16 08, 2017

Why Adding A College (or two) To Your List Is A Bad Idea

By | 2017-08-16T12:58:56+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Apply to College, College Admissions, College Applications, College Bound, College List, College List Tips, high school senior, Uncategorized, university|0 Comments

The title of this blog should read, Why Adding A College (or two) To Your List That You Know Nothing About Is A Bad Idea. Too often, students and parents get to a point in the college admissions process where they “just want to be done.” They are tired of thinking about schools to apply [...]

19 07, 2017

Fast Facts for Parents of College-Bound Students #7

By | 2017-07-19T00:19:11+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Apply to College, College Admissions, College Applications, College Bound, College Rankings, College Visits, Education, high school senior, Higher Education, Podcast, Super Scoring ACT, Super scoring SAT, UC Application, university, Virtual College Visits|0 Comments

Resources: UC Applications – Step-by-Step Guide http://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/how-to-apply/files/presenting-yourself-uc-application-freshman.pdf Online Glimpse: www.universitytv.com www.youvisit.com/education/ www.campustours.com “Gossip”: www.unigo.com www.collegeniche.com

27 06, 2017

Fast Facts For Parents of College-Bound Students #4

By | 2017-07-04T15:00:48+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

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|0 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 [...]

17 01, 2017

Tree Climbing at Cornell University

By | 2017-06-29T14:22:29+00:00 January 17th, 2017|College Admissions, College Bound, Colleges & Universities, Education, high school senior, Higher Education, Interesting Programs, Parents of College Bound, The Liberal Arts, university|0 Comments

We go to college to learn useful skills. At Cornell University, one of those skills is tree climbing! Key Stats Program: Cornell Tree Climbing Institute Program Type: Classes in tree climbing University: Cornell University Department: Cornell Outdoor Education Location: Ithaca, New York Students: max 10 per class (for 4 instructors) Program URL: https://treeclimbing.coe.cornell.edu     [...]

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