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College Applications

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

12 07, 2017

Fast Facts #6

By | 2017-07-12T16:56:16+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Apply to College, College Applications, College Bound, College Rankings, College Visits, Colleges & Universities, Education, Higher Education, Podcast, Public universities, university|0 Comments

Websites and Resources: Public Colleges https://www.forbes.com/sites/prestoncooper2/2017/06/26/which-state-has-the-most-overpriced-college-tuition/#7920d38b3001 English Language Learners https://www.ed.gov/essa?src=rn Money Magazine Rankings http://time.com/money/best-colleges/rankings/best-colleges/ http://www.equality-of-opportunity.org

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

21 03, 2017

Teacher Recommendations: Choosing A Teacher

By | 2017-05-18T23:05:17+00:00 March 21st, 2017|College Applications|1 Comment

If you're about to be a senior, then you'll need to start thinking about letters of recommendation. Most importantly-- which teachers will you ask to write them? You'll want to choose carefully. Here are four things to think about when choosing a teacher: 1. Choose teachers who can say something new. Each recommendation writer should have something [...]

2 03, 2017

What To Consider When Visiting Colleges

By | 2017-05-18T23:05:17+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|College Applications|0 Comments

A Checklist for High School Students Your view of whether a college or university is right for you can be influenced by many competing factors. When you are visiting a college campus, be sure to consider the following: Academic Offerings ☐ Do they offer courses and programs that are interesting to you? ☐ Do class [...]

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