For most moms, dads and high school students, the college application process can be overwhelming and laden with stress. This doesn’t necessarily need to be the case though – staying organized is one way to mitigate anxiety and ensure that you don’t miss any important documents or deadlines. What do you need to apply to … Continue reading Tips for keeping track of your child’s school records
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As seniors wrap up their applications this month, younger students – freshmen, sophomores, and juniors – should look to the future and ask themselves a few questions: What will college admissions officers think about my application? How will I be viewed in their eyes? College admissions is a holistic process. When evaluating your application, admissions … Continue reading Get active in high school!
The hype this time of year seems to center around high school seniors – and why wouldn’t it? Some seniors have already submitted their applications – and some have even heard back from colleges. Others wait… and wait… and wait… until mid-December, for early decision and early action responses, and others wait even longer, and … Continue reading Why planning early for college leads to success
When driving in your car (or riding a bus or taking a taxi), do you like red lights? Speed bumps? Traffic? Slow drivers in front of you? We don’t either. We’re not advocating road rage, but it isa much more pleasant journey from Point A to Point B when there are very few – or … Continue reading Seven common essay mistakes to avoid
College admissions is a holistic process – when evaluating your application, admissions officers consider many factors, such as GPA, standardized test scores, essays, recommendation letters and extracurricular activities. But which activities should you include? Maybe you’ve been involved in a variety of activities throughout your four years of high school. Whether you’ve been a JV … Continue reading Four tips for approaching your activities list