Class Planning: Challenge, Don’t Overwhelm

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 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

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 [...]

Generation Z Goes to College

Last week at the IECA Conference in Denver, CO I attended a seminar with Corey Seemiller, the co-author of Generation Z Goes to College. Seemiller conducted research with students from Generation [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Trends in College Admissions 2015

What happens when you put 95 Independent Educational Consultants and six college admissions professionals in a room for six hours in Newark, NJ? The answer is lively discussion, thoughtful [...]

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