Category Archives: Teens
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
The College Board’s president, David Coleman, announced Monday that the College Board would be embarking on the development of another new SAT. The last revision of the SAT was in 1994, when a number of changes were made (adding the … 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.
While working with a tenth grade client recently, I suggested that we take thirty minutes some day before his boarding school interviews to polish his presentation a bit. That opportunity occurred yesterday, and most of the recommendations I imparted could … 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
For decades, serious candidates to America’s competitive schools, colleges, and universities have struggled to achieve the ideal profile – that of the truly well rounded student, blessed with a great mind, superb grades, abundant leadership qualities, an office in student … Continue reading
One of the cornerstones of successful educational counseling is persuading young clients that small changes in their approach to learning can lead to enormous benefits in the long run. A middle schooler who has a well developed outside reading program, … Continue reading