Category: Educational Consulting
Good communication with admissions counselors can make or break it for some students. Know when to make the right moves and how to avoid stepping on toes.
Which is better, community college or university? A student who has done both tackles this question from her own perspective as a student at both Tufts University and Montgomery County Community College. It’s a very interesting and personal story you’ll want to read.
How do you get great teacher recommendation letters in Covid? How can you ensure that teachers present you in the best possible light when they usually see you in your jammies on Zoom? Read these tips from a college admissions expert on how to impress your teacher and get great recommendation letters for college.
Hooray! The SAT2 Subject Tests are dead! But what does this news really mean for admission to highly selective colleges like the Ivy League? What will it mean for the colleges, for high schools, and for the College Board? A top college admission advisor prognosticates.
Student debt in the US weighs down young people as they chase their personal & professional dreams. A college admissions consultant shares his tips for families to help them stay out of debt and find colleges that won’t break the bank…and will create future opportunity for students.
How do you build a relationship with teachers when you never see them in person? Covid complicates the process of getting a great teacher letter of recommendation. Read these tips for how to manage the weird world of online school.
What does “test optional” mean in college admissions, and how is it different from “test blind”? How should students and families decide whether to send scores or not? A college admissions consultant clarifies these policies and argues that most colleges still want your test scores–as long as they are really good. So take the tests. And get a really good score.
Families continue to ask on a daily basis how Covid-19 will affect the admissions process. The answers are numerous and complex. But the bottom line
Every time I want to tamp down the pressure on high school students who are aiming for top tier colleges in the US, out pops