GPA. Grade Point Average. It is the number on your transcript. The culmination of your grades and semester by semester. I bet if you’re a student, that number feels a bit heavier to you. Like it means your fate in admissions. Or that a college will put you in a different pile when reviewing your… Read More Pieces of your college application: Unpacking GPA and what it really means
As a rising senior heading back to school, virtually from home, tackling college admissions may feel a bit daunting. Applying to college can feel overwhelming, especially knowing where to begin. Not to mention the added pressure and uncertainty with navigating new admission policies and changes due to COVID-19. Take a deep breath. In changing times,… Read More Gearing up for fall admissions. What you need to know.
You know the colleges that have been branded in your brain since you were little. Or the ones on bumper stickers. Or the ones your cousin went to that you’re always reminded of on holidays. College has become a brand. A rite of passage. So if you’re a senior trying to decide on where to… Read More How to apply to colleges where you will thrive
Class of 2021, you might be feeling a bit uneasy or a bit unsure of where to begin. First, take a massive breath. Inhale…you can do this…exhale…really you can… Keep in mind as information changes daily, it’s important that you receive good information from reputable resources. In the video I preach this, but I really… Read More Class of 2021: Preparing and planning for college apps
Before I begin this article, I must share the following: It is not lost on me that we are in a crisis. That there are children at home, suffering with shaky environments and an even shakier future. This article is by no means a piece to turn a blind eye in ignorance from all of… Read More Why staying at home, might just be the best thing for our students. Take a back seat achievement.
Check out the full interview at online at BH Weekly, where I discuss tips for seniors, juniors and how to navigate college admissions amidst a pandemic. Thanks BH Weekly for the support!
Seniors committing to four year colleges: Today is your day! May 1 is National Commitment Deadline Day. There may be some updates due to COVID-19, but for the vast majority, committing to a college by today is your first step towards many incredible steps to come. Here are a few things to keep in mind, plus an… Read More National College Decision Day and What You Need to Know
May 1st is approaching. You’re a senior, hesitant about your final options. One on hand, you’re excited you have choices, but on the other hand, maybe you still have a waitlist option and are still wondering. Maybe you’re thinking about a community college, or even a Gap Year. Maybe you have two amazing choices, that… Read More How to Commit to your University AND Feel Confident in your Decision
The College Board announced the June 2020 SAT and SAT Subject Test administration is cancelled. They have added an SAT administration in September, which will give students the opportunity to test every month from August through December. If you are a junior and preparing/planning for college admissions, including testing, here is what you need to… Read More SAT June Cancellation + Testing Updates, What You Need to Know
Trevor Packer, the head of the Advanced Placement (AP) Program, streamed a live webinar to provide updates for spring 2020 AP testing. After a full semester of curriculum and a spring semester beginning with home learning, students will be able to test for APs at home and have the opportunity for college credit and to… Read More AP Testing 2020 Updates