How Will You Make Your Final College Decision?

How Will You Make Your Final College Decision?

How Will You Make Your Final College Decision? So, just how will you make your final college decision? There are lots of variables to consider.  Below are questions you may want to ask as well as what to do once you are admitted. After completing college visits, researching online, submitting Continue Reading...

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What Future College Students Should Know About The Current College Admission Environment

What Future College Students Should Know About The Current College Admission Environment

Future College Students The current college admissions environment points to several important factors that future college students should know.  As future college students prepare for the current college admission environment, it is vital to stay informed on recent admission Continue Reading...

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20 Things For Your College Visit Checklist

20 Things For Your College Visit Checklist

20 Things For Your College Visit Checklist After submitting your college applications, essays, and gathering recommendations, you will soon be making your final college decision! With several weeks to notify colleges of your decision, it may be wise to visit the colleges you are considering Continue Reading...

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The New Common App Essay Prompts for ’17-’18 Released

The New Common App Essay Prompts for ’17-’18 Released

The New Common Application Essay Prompts for ’17-’18 Released The Common Application released its essay prompts for 2017-2018. There are now seven essay prompts and the “Topic Of Your Choice” prompt has returned. Listed below, you can see which are new, revised or Continue Reading...

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A Deferral Is Not A Denial: Next Steps

A Deferral Is Not A Denial: Next Steps

A Deferral Is Not A Denial: Next Steps We know that application numbers this season are way up. It’s quite possible that you are a qualified student who has been deferred from your first choice college. Know that a deferral is not a denial and there are next steps you can do. Thousands of Continue Reading...

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Early Admission Results: What To Do Next

Early Admission Results: What To Do Next

Early Admission Results: What To Do Next It’s a big week for those of you who have applied Early Decision (ED), Restrictive Early Action (REA) or Early Action (EA). No doubt, apprehension & excitement are looming as you look online or in mailboxes for admission decisions. Regardless of Continue Reading...

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5 Reasons Test Prep is Important in the College Admissions Process

5 Reasons Test Prep is Important in the College Admissions Process

5 Reasons Test Prep is Important in the College Admissions Process by: David Recine You have your eye on your dream schools. You’ve been watching your GPA like a hawk, taking extracurriculars, lining up reference letters, and practicing your admissions essays. Good for you! But wait… could Continue Reading...

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The Forgotten Element Of Success In Admissions

The Forgotten Element Of Success In Admissions

The Forgotten Element Of Success In Admissions We know that High School GPAs, A Challenging High School Curriculum, Standardized Test Scores, Focused Extra-Curricular Activity, and The College Essay are the key ingredients for acceptance to your top choice schools. But here is a dirty little Continue Reading...

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College Access For All?

College Access For All?

College Access For All Is there college access for all? Last weekend, I had the opportunity to speak to roughly 200 parents and students in three packed sessions at the Princeton Review Program at South Torrance High School. http://shs-torrance-ca.schoolloop.com/ Many public school systems Continue Reading...

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TIPS ON LESSENING COLLEGE EXPENSE

TIPS ON LESSENING COLLEGE EXPENSE

TIPS ON LESSENING COLLEGE EXPENSE Tips on lessening college expense: Be proactive early in order to reduce the out of pocket cost of college later  Be A Four-Year Student. The average graduation period is now just under six years. It was not always like this. How can a student graduate in Continue Reading...

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