Category: "Tip of the Month"

Tip of the Month: Reducing Some Extra Worries about Extracurriculars

As admission counselors, we get a lot questions about extracurriculars and tackling listing activities in the college application.  I’d like to tackle five recent questions I have discussed with students in the hope that their answers will provide some comfort and/or clarification for you! What kind of content should be included in the Activities section […]

Tip of the Month: Constructing a College List

With so many choices – over 4,000, if you’re counting – coming up with a list of colleges to apply to, can be overwhelming. Add to that the sheer volume of information and advice flooding your brains and inboxes, and well, let’s just stop. The point is, where do you begin? How many schools should […]

Tip of the Month: Decisions Decisions

Hello Seniors! By now, some, if not all of you have gotten your college decisions back. Congratulations on making it this far. Let’s recap what you have done: Created a list of colleges  Explored websites, researched, etc. of said colleges Wrote essays Wrote more essays Some stuff in between Clicked SUBMIT Waited in anticipation  Receiving […]

Tip of the Month: Summer Plans

This is the time of year when we start receiving emails and phone calls from high school juniors asking what they could be doing to prepare for the college admission process. First and foremost, summer is a time for you to rest and relax! You work hard all year – as do we 🙂 – […]