How College Admission is Suffocating our Students

Across my desk sits a picture painted of unrealistic expectations. Anxiousness and self-doubt. Ideals of what success should look like. An all or nothing mentality. An average student who feels like a failure. An AP student who lacks hours of sleep and is barely holding it together. A student in love with soccer who quits… Read More How College Admission is Suffocating our Students

Why a Liberal Arts College May be Just for You & Claremont Colleges College Tour

Liberal Arts. Gasp! (Insert sarcasm here) But what about the laser-focus? The foundation in something substantial. Liberal Arts you say? There can’t possibly be Math or Science happening. I don’t get it. How can you be successful with LIBERAL ARTS?  It’s okay to admit that you may not be as familiar with the liberal arts model. But… Read More Why a Liberal Arts College May be Just for You & Claremont Colleges College Tour

Affordable Out-of-State Options

If you’re a senior  and considering out-of-state options and are looking for some more schools to consider or if you are a student interested in learning more about colleges, please make sure to check out the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE). WUE is a group of participating colleges and universities that offer a reduced tuition price for out-of-state students… Read More Affordable Out-of-State Options

Considering Financial Aid in College Choices & FAFSA Updates

Financial Aid can sometimes be one of the last factors considered when students are searching for colleges to apply to. Make this a priority! Include financial considerations within your conversations at home about college. This year beginning with the Class of 2017 the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will be open October 1,… Read More Considering Financial Aid in College Choices & FAFSA Updates