Category Archives: Essay
A promised, below are a few more ideas to prevent summer slide: Have your child get comfortable with online learning. Hire a tutor to teach your child, keep them on a schedule and hold them accountable for learning. Follow the … Continue reading
Applicants applying to colleges this coming fall and winter will have the all new Common Application, fourth version, at their fingertips, the result of two years and $8 million dollars spent on research and development. Its most significant feature is … Continue reading
Throughout our years of college counseling and the many changes we have witnessed in the industry, some things have remained the same. For example, no amount of wishfulness on the part of parents will bring much success without the full … Continue reading
Eric Furda, Dean of Admissions at the University of Pennsylvania, offers great advice on finding the Best Fit College. To watch the video, click here.
After the top three factors in college admission (#1 Grades in college prep course, #2 Strength of curriculum, and #3 SAT/ACT scores) what are the next most important factors? According to the recent NACAC study, the next most significant factors, … Continue reading
In their unenviable task of sorting out the best from the best, America’s selective schools and colleges are challenged to find special reasons to admit one over another fine candidate. With grade inflation and most writers’ tendency to avoid lawsuits, … Continue reading
When most college applicants hear the words college essay, they are filled with angst and insecurity. In the college essay, students are asked to take a good look at themselves and convey their true qualities, in 500 words or less, … Continue reading