Don’t Get Fooled by College Marketing

Written by Lisa Bleich In the world of highly competitive college admissions, it seems contradictory that colleges would spend so much time and money marketing to students when every article you [...]

Should I send it?

As the early deadlines approach, students wonder what, if any additional information should they send. Here is a great chart created by Tufts admissions that will help you decide if you should [...]

Freshman College Schedules, Ease In

#Collegeplanning, #Freshmanyear We overheard some students planning their freshman college schedule. “I got a 5 on the AP Bio exam, so I’m placing out of Bio 100 and am taking a harder class.” “I [...]

What To Do If You’re Denied

What do you do if your denied or waitlisted for your first choice college? WITHIN THE FIRST 24 HOURS  Scream. Good and loud.  Get out all your disappointment, anger and frustration of a process [...]

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 [...]

The Dreaded Waitlist

Written by Lisa Bleich For those of you who were waitlisted, you are in good company. Colleges used the waitlist heavily this year because they are trying to manage their yields and have no way [...]

Passover, Grit and College

Written by Lisa Bleich “I hate Passover!” is a constant refrain I hear from my girls when they are annoyed that they can’t eat bread, or pita chips, or basically anything they normally enjoy [...]

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