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Resources & Websites for Your Family

Resources & Websites for Your Family

EXPLORING COLLEGES FROM AFAR College Scoops: College Scoops provides parents of college-bound students with the resources they need to save time, money and stress when planning a college trip. 140+ college guides  65+ college eBooks  800+ student and parent College...

Getting A Good Recommendation POST COVID: The Parent Brag Sheet

Getting A Good Recommendation POST COVID: The Parent Brag Sheet

If you were a high school counselor and had to write a recommendation for each of your students... ...it’s likely this challenging task may now be EXTREMELY difficult as school has been online (for most). Your child’s counselor may not have had an opportunity to get...

2021 THIS IS NOT AND APRIL FOOLS- negotiate aid/stay in touch

2021 THIS IS NOT AND APRIL FOOLS- negotiate aid/stay in touch

Negotiating Aid- GOOD wait list news! No April Fools Here! Staying together through the end. Pic...my kiddo at NC State Wilson College of Textiles 2021~ No PROM? Drat! But the college application process IS almost over, so celebrations and grad parties are on the...

CONGRATS! YOU WERE ADMITTED TO YOUR ED SCHOOL!

CONGRATS! YOU WERE ADMITTED TO YOUR ED SCHOOL!

You did it! You worked hard. You managed through the adversity of COVID, online learning, canceled test dates, and unprecedented surges in application numbers (up 102% at Colgate!) But, your perseverance and strategic thinking paid off. You were admitted to your early decision schools. 

Good Grades Could Yield $100,000

Good Grades Could Yield $100,000

"The best explanation of Merit Aid I have ever read." - Emilie "Mo" Mobley, California College Consulting & our Director of Punctuation and Structure Jan. 23, 2021 This article is adapted from “The Price You Pay for College: An Entirely New Road Map for the...

2021 Online Summer Courses & Pre-College Programs

2021 Online Summer Courses & Pre-College Programs

Many summer pre-college programs and courses have moved to an online format. As you review the examples below, you will want to consider if you prefer a credit or non-credit program or course. We have broken the list into sub categories. You will notice that many of...

You Are The Driver. Own Your College Admissions Process!

It is the time of year when seniors and their families start to stress- again. Many have not heard back from their top school. Many start to worry that no news is bad news. Others start to apply to every college they can think of because they wonder if all of their...

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