GE College Prep families, In the last 48 hours, there has been a flood of outrage over the individuals who conspired to steal coveted spots from deserving applicants at top universities. While some may find it inconceivable that anyone would...
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...
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....
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...
“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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