Last week, I was sitting with a 12th grade client who attends a local public school, and we discussed her mixed emotions about applying Early Decision. She is a strong student on many levels and is approaching her college search process by asking all the right questions, though in our meeting, I’m not sure she

Is Early Decision Right For You?

A frequent topic of conversation that is coming up with many seniors these days is Early Decision and whether this option is a good fit for them. Students should apply to a college Early Decision if it is their first choice and the school is an affordable option for the student’s family. If financial aid
During summer vacation, the pace of everyday life calms down for many of us. The summer can be the perfect opportunity to relax and catch up on our reading. Here are a few suggestions for great books that both college-bound students and parents can enjoy. College Admission: From Application to Acceptance, Step by Step by
College admission decisions have started arriving, and that means that seniors’ college application journeys are finally coming to an end. I can hear the relief in students and parents’ voices as they share their college news with me. There is no question that the application process is stressful and emotionally draining for families. Finally, the
I know it is hard to believe, but the college application process will be coming to a close for high school seniors in the coming weeks! While we expect most admission decisions to be released between March 17-31, some colleges may notify students as early as next week. Admission decisions will be shared electronically and
Happy New Year! I hope that 2014 is off to a great start for all of you. While we wait for Regular Decision news to arrive this spring, there are a few priorities to keep in mind in addition to submitting remaining applications: Work Hard in School– I know, second semester senior year has arrived,