by Nicole Pacent-Lindquist As we all know, the college application process is a doozy no matter what schools/majors you’re considering. There are college visits to make, standardized tests to take, essays upon essays to write, and applications...
The Impact of Athletics on the College Admissions Process
by Katie Charles You’re a strong athlete at the high school level...maybe you even participate on a club team or in a development league. Now, you think you may want to continue playing at the next level. The recruiting process can seem...
Unsure of your child’s spring break and summer plans?
Not only do college applications often ask how students spent their summers (and you don’t want your answer to be “played video games and went to the beach”!), but these months grant teenagers a real opportunity to explore their interests or make a...
Sophomores and Juniors: prep for Subject Tests and AP exams this spring
Sophomores and juniors alike should consider taking the SAT Subject Tests for current history and science courses at the end of this school year. The College Board offers test dates throughout the year, but the June and May test dates ensure that...
Check out these tips from our college counselors! Dress code: Dress on the conservative side, and business casual is a good starting point. If you have to ask yourself, “Is this appropriate to wear on interview day?”….then it probably isn’t....
“How much do your services cost?” This is one of the FIRST questions we get from prospective clients and we completely understand…tutoring can be a costly investment! And with any big purchase comes research, competitor comparisons, and of course,...
Whether you are beginning high school as a freshman or embarking on your last year as a senior, fall semester is a whirlwind. There are new classes, new faces, new changes to the campus. There are existing friends to reunite with, club meetings to...
  by Lorraine Petrie I went to a private high school, so the teacher-to-student ratio was low, our class sizes were small, and we received more personalized attention than public school kids. But while my college counselor didn’t have a...
  by Lorraine Petrie Ever since I was a kid, I just assumed everyone went to college after high school. Just like going from kindergarten to first grade, then grade school to high school…it was simply the natural progression of things....
  by Lorraine Petrie If you think your application stands out, I’m sorry to break it to you but...it probably doesn’t. You’re familiar with the checklist: Good GPA AP Classes Sports Leadership Community Service Job...

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