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Deciding to Disclose AFTER Acceptance

Even if you decide not to initially disclose your learning disability on a college application, there are important reasons to disclose it once you've been accepted.

LD: To Disclose or Not to Disclose: That Is the Question

Every student diagnosed with a learning difference asks the same question. Should I or should I not disclose my learning disability on my college applications? The decision in definitely personal, so today we evaluate the pros and the cons.

Students with Learning Differences: Getting Started with the College Search

Some students yearn to “be like everyone else,” to not stand out.  They spend energy and effort in trying to make it without any special accommodations. Some students succeed, although typically at considerable cost in time and energy. Others simply fail.  Some students spend lots of time worrying if their grades are deserved or if […]

New Expertise in College Planning for Students with Learning Differences

For Immediate Release Montgomery Educational Consulting is pleased to announce that Heather Creech has joined the firm as a specialist in helping students with learning differences in their transition from high school to college. Ms. Creech has 17 years of experience in assessing, diagnosing and reporting language and learning problems in Colorado public schools.  As […]

Planning for College from the Eighth Grade

I get a lot of comments and questions about college couseling from my contact form on my website.  Many are about my services, some are requests for help on specific topics, and some are just words of thanks or encouragement. But sometimes I get questions that really impress me.  Yesterday, a young man in the […]