Are Sending ACT Scores Really Free?

You start to register for the ACTs or SATs thinking that it will take about ten minutes. 30 minutes later you are still in the thick of answering questions about your classes, your grades and [...]

Sending Mid-Year Report to Colleges

Now is time to put in a request to guidance to send your midyear report. If you were deferred Early Decision or Early Action, you are now part of the the regular decision school, so colleges will [...]

Class Planning: Balance is Key

Written by Lisa Bleich “I’m so stressed out about what classes to take next year!” moaned my youngest daughter when she was a sophomore in high school. “What do you mean? I thought we figured out [...]

Should I Apply Early?

This time of year, we have numerous conversations with our students about whether or not or where to apply Early Decision or Early Action. Early Decision is binding, meaning that if you get in [...]

Fit Matters

Written by Abby Power I attended my first Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) conference in Boston earlier this month. As I listened to the various speakers and presenters talk [...]

American University *Update*

Written by Lisa Bleich My overall impressions remained the same as my previous visit, but with several important changes regarding the campus facilities, admissions selectivity, financial aid and [...]