Kudos to our incredibly talented KBEV students for putting together weekly college advice videos (shout out to the colleges they’ll be applying to, these kids are pulling some serious work!) Enjoy week 2’s video Applying test optional and what will matter on your application
If you’re a senior you may have an SAT test date registered, but you might also very well be watching it pass by…much like this year. With a majority of colleges becoming test optional or negating the submission of test scores in the review process entirely, it can be hard as a student to know… Read More No test scores? What will matter on your college app this year
Building a balanced college list has always been a key component to the college application process. Why? Because when you strategize your college list, you apply knowing you have college options that you’ll not only get admitted to, but also enjoy actually attending. You also can prioritize your time and apply to the right amount… Read More Building your college list strategically
Let the college admission season begin! The University of California application is open to apply to any one or a number of the nine undergraduate UC campuses. The Common Application is ready to go, hosting over 900 applications for universities and colleges. Essay prompts are out and your creative juices are (or will be) flowing… Read More The one thing you can do to skyrocket your college apps
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!