“…the truth is you HAVEN’T lost that much. But what you have gained…well…we have yet to see.” If you spent one day…one day…asking each adult you came across about their life and how they got to where they are today, you would find a varying degree of small, powerful stories. Maybe surprising stories. Maybe stories… Read More College Admission Decisions Not What You Expected? Read This.
What can give you added strength in your college application? Strength that allows an admission officer to pause on your app, and not pause because they caught something to question, but because after pages of reading they’ve come across something special. What can give you more admissibility power when your applying to a selective admission… Read More The one edge you can give yourself in the application process
Live in Los Angeles? Mark your calendars for May 17, 2018 and join Collegewise for a screening of the documentary Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety followed by a panel discussion including myself and other speakers. See full details below and grab your tickets here: Collegwise Presents Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety Not local? Collegewise also has… Read More Local Event in Los Angeles: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety in Teens
Set up your “studying” area (no one studies well in the middle of the kitchen with everyone running around, or sitting on your bed or in an area you’re used to. relaxing in) Get a clear, quiet space and ask others to respect your studying time No phone zone – turn off your phone or… Read More 7 Ways to Breeze Through Finals
Best of luck to my students taking the SAT tomorrow! I have two categories of things to consider. Category #1 – Preparing for the day of and Category #2 – The weight of the SAT Preparing for the Day of Go back to the basics We have all been in stressful situations. Maybe it was a… Read More How to Crush the SAT Tomorrow and What Really Matters
Your counselor recommended started to prep and organize for your college apps this summer. As you wake up at 10:30 a.m. on a lovely summer morning, your mom asks, What have you done with your college applications? Okay. You get it. But really…how do you actually prep during the summer? Check out these easy tips below and… Read More 5 Easy Ways to Prepare and Organize for College Applications in the Fall
It’s college acceptance time and as the decisions roll in (for better or for worse) there is something worth noting. Students often feel as if their future has been altered if they don’t get into their dream school. As a college counselor, I hear this question all the time…I didn’t get into my dream school, now… Read More I Didn’t Get Into My Dream School…Now What?
This week BHHS put on Every 15 Minutes. An intense two-day program to create awareness of the real dangers of drunk/distracted driving. Words cannot describe the level of depth this program reaches. From a car crash scene, the arrest of a drunk driver, to the assembly where students and parents write letter to each other… Read More Every 15 Minutes – Distracted/Drunk Driving Program at BHHS
I came across an article about how five self-made billionaires beat stress and consistently live a healthy, more productive and more successful (if that’s even possible) life. But before you click the link, ponder this. So often the advice we hear..the 10-best-tips…the “sure” fast way to success…tends to be pretty basic. The tips are SO… Read More Habits and Routine. Beating stress and getting back to the basics
I will be running the Los Angeles Marathon this year in March. Today I passed my second longest run of training…18 miles. I must be insane, right? But after I finished and crossed off the number on my training chart in excitement, I realized something. Marathon training and applying to college have SO many similarities in… Read More Applying to college is a marathon