Prioritize and tackle your apps with these simple steps

The season is upon us. No not the pumpkin spice latte Fall kind of season…College app season. And it’s not all warm and fuzzy. Why? Well for starters we have more students applying, with higher overall rigor and scores, and with applications streamlined online, on average students are applying to more schools. Think about it.… Read More Prioritize and tackle your apps with these simple steps

FAFSA Now Open! Easy accessible resources to walk you through

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid for the 2018-2019 school year is now open! I encourage Senior families to apply and apply early! Please find helpful resources below to make it a little less painful 🙂 FAFSA On the Web Worksheet: A downloadable guide with a description of each code and section. This really… Read More FAFSA Now Open! Easy accessible resources to walk you through

Why You Should Take Advantage of Your College Center

Kudos to my Highlights Journalism students for reminding students of the incredible opportunities! Regardless of where your high school is remember to take advantage of the resources on your campus. Connect with a college representative Attend a workshop Ask for help Just walk in and say hi…the posters, banners and decor can be fun to… Read More Why You Should Take Advantage of Your College Center

The Nitty Gritty of Financial Aid: How to Prep and Not be Shocked by your Admission Offer

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is open on October 1, 2017 for families to get a quicker and more accurate depiction of their Expected Family Contribution (EFC). FAFSA has created some tools to assist families in streamlining this process. There’s also some really other cool tools that can help you break down what… Read More The Nitty Gritty of Financial Aid: How to Prep and Not be Shocked by your Admission Offer

MIT, Harvard & Wellesley Visit + Highly Selective Admissions & Resources

As I begin my time at the National Association for College Admission Counseling conference in Boston, MA, there will be sooo much more information to come. So to save time typing and for the sake of providing quick, but valuable resources, take a look below. Read it all or find a section that you like… Read More MIT, Harvard & Wellesley Visit + Highly Selective Admissions & Resources