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SENIORS~ Do Not Take Your Foot Off The Gas!

SENIORS~ Do Not Take Your Foot Off The Gas!

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...

Your Checklist for Senior Year

Your Checklist for Senior Year

Staying on top of the college process is key to your success. Here is a month by month listing of what you need to do. Please stay current and communicate with us. We know COVID-19 has shifted some of our timeline, but this is a good guide AUGUST / SEPTEMBER ❑ Start...

Visting Colleges Junior Year is Very Important!

Visting Colleges Junior Year is Very Important!

“Nothing ever becomes real till it is experienced.” -John Keats. Hello families of Juniors! You are embarking on the single most important year of high school and if this is your first rodeo, you may not be psychologically prepared for the testing, the activity...

Tips for the PSAT & How To Practice

What the PSAT Is and What to Know About the Exam The PSAT is good preparation for the SAT and may yield college scholarships for top scorers. By Josh Moody Oct. 6, 2021, at 9:29 U.S. News & World Report What to Know About the PSAT High enough marks on the...

Visiting Colleges- Planning & Tips

Visiting Colleges- Planning & Tips

Planning It is always a good idea to see a number of suitable colleges in the same geographic area. If you are going to a college that you are really interested in, ALWAYS go and visit another nearby You never know when you will get that "...ooooh this is exactly...

“One of the best things about our academic collegiate system is that there is a college for everybody; the student will thrive in an appropriate  college.  And we know by now, that selective colleges do not guarantee financial or emotional success. Our mission is to help students find the appropriate colleges.”
Peggy Baker, M.Ed., CEP

We could not agree more. Our goal is to find the right FIT for your student and family: academically, socially, geographically and financially. It is absolutely fine that some colleges are highly selective with the students they choose. It is our job to help guide families in the right direction for THEIR STUDENT, not the neighbor’s, not the other family on the lacrosse field, not the one in the movies, nor the one that is popular in their particular circle. We have many, many amazing choices.  “The longer the runway, the smoother the take off.” Lee Norwood (and most pilots I know).

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TOP 12 Things Colleges Look For. Where Do You Start?

  “One of the best things about our academic collegiate system is that there is a college for everybody; the student will thrive in an appropriate  college.  And we know by now, that selective colleges do not guarantee financial or emotional success. Our mission...

The Dog Days of Summer…6 Things for Seniors to Get Done

The Dog Days of Summer…6 Things for Seniors to Get Done

I refuse to say that summer is almost over. I like to keep it alive through September at least. But the reality is that in just a few weeks, traffic will no longer flow to the ocean, rather it will be stopped by school busses and parent pick-up lines. We do have time...

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