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College Acceptances…Now What?

First of all, congratulations on your college acceptance(s)! This is an exciting time! We know that the college admissions process can be nerve-wracking, unpredictable, and at times, overwhelming. Schools have spent weeks or months determining which applicants are the best fit for them, but once the acceptances come in, the tables turn; now you get

Need Some Inspiration – and Specific Ideas – for a Productive Summer? Read On!

The end of the school year is just around the corner! Students should be planning and selecting activities for the summer that will help them develop skills. Colleges appreciate creativity and unique activities which demonstrate out-of-the box thinking and risk-taking. Perhaps you can try something new or take advantage of unique opportunities this summer! Or

Think Strategically About Your Letters of Recommendation and Your Potential Letter Writers

What is a “Letter of Recommendation”? A letter of recommendation is a communication written by an individual who is selected by the student (“recommender”). These letters are considered “confidential” and students do not typically view the letters unless the recommender decides to share. The letter is most often sent to the college via the application

Where Do We Go From Here?

It’s early February 2021. Where do we go from here? We are almost in year two of a worldwide pandemic and we have seen extraordinary changes to our lives in ways unimaginable a year ago. When we look back at college planning and the application process, the impact of the pandemic was clearly unbelievable. Standardized test dates were