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
Your college application is a culmination of your personal and academic experiences that showcase your strengths, talents, challenges, interests and are hopefully a prediction of the work yet to be done in the four-year journey ahead. As a college counselor who has worked with students over the past five years, I have heard the “what… Read More What Colleges WANT to See. How to Create Impact and a Lasting Impression.
You’ve aced your finals…or at least completed them…You’ve said your “have a good summers” and “we definitely need to hang out” and headed out the doors without looking back. But if you’re a rising Senior there may be a nagging voice that silently (or not so silently) keeps reminding you that college applications and the… Read More How to Tackle College Prep This Summer
Imagine yourself scanning your passport and grabbing some snacks in the terminal before you settle in for your flight. You sit back, watch a few movies take a nap and land in England, or Scotland, or Ireland! You walk off the plane and see some students gathering on the bus that takes you towards campus.… Read More Essential Resources and Tips + General Good-to-Know Information for Studying in the U.K.
The last two universities on the Explore England college tour included two vastly different universities each with their own strengths. Keele University, tucked in the countryside reminded me of a small, liberal arts university. The campus itself is more medium size, but the student body population is pretty small surrounded by a ton of green… Read More Keele University, The University of Birmingham + Resources for Studying Internationally
Ever think of studying in the U.K.? Take a look below and then check out recaps of the universities I’m visiting on an Explore England college tour visiting five universities throughout Northern England starting with Northumbria University. Studying internationally may seem like a “foreign” idea (pun intended), but the truth is a lot of common… Read More Northumbria University & Why You Should Consider Studying in the U.K.
The Explore England college tour continued with Lancaster University and the University of Manchester. Two complete opposite universities. What I love about touring is really getting a sense of the best fit university for a particular student. Touring is amazing. It’s a way to get to view not just the university, but the surrounding community… Read More Lancaster University & University of Manchester
“Where are you applying to college?” It’s safe to say that this question has been asked an insane and overwhelming number of times. As a rising Senior, the number of times you’ll hear this question and even the IMPACT of how you feel when you hear it, will undoubtedly continue to grow. You know what? We… Read More What to do FIRST before thinking of applying to colleges
If you are a rising Senior, you’re most likely (or will be very soon according to your mother who has been kindly reminding you) thinking about where you’ll be applying in the Fall to four-year universities. I give you major kudos. Because a few things may feel differently in today’s age. Like the fact that… Read More The Secret to Finding AND Owning Your College List
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