SAT-ACT: What, when, why and how does it factor in admissions?

It is Saturday, and I am at school because it’s been a week filled with testing education AND it continues with today’s practice SAT and ACT exam. Now I’m sure the students currently testing aren’t reveling in the joy that is waking up on a Saturday and coming back to school. And come back for… Read More SAT-ACT: What, when, why and how does it factor in admissions?

A Dartmouth, Northwestern, Princeton, Berkeley and Vanderbilt Breakfast!

This morning I met with Dartmouth College, Northwestern University, Princeton University, University of California, Berkeley and Vanderbilt University for some breakfast and campus/admissions updates. This Coast to Coast College Tour is a great opportunity to check in with admissions and hear new information! Colleges are always growing, adding new programs, tweaking plans and it’s amazing… Read More A Dartmouth, Northwestern, Princeton, Berkeley and Vanderbilt Breakfast!

The application, essays and beyond – selective institutions

I found this article in the Huffington Post’s online blog. I am not going to put the title, because I really think the content of the article is more valuable than what the title suggests. When you’re thinking about applying, researching colleges and what admission offices are looking for, especially at elite institutions, I liked… Read More The application, essays and beyond – selective institutions

Admission Updates: Dartmouth, Northwestern, UC Berkeley, Princeton and Vanderbilt

This morning I attended the Coast 2 Coast Counselor breakfast with admissions from Dartmouth, Northwestern, UC Berkeley, Princeton and Vanderbilt. Here is what I learned: UC Berkeley Will have a new student center on campus Introducing a new student information system, which will allow prospective and current students to access everything on one portal (financial… Read More Admission Updates: Dartmouth, Northwestern, UC Berkeley, Princeton and Vanderbilt