Category: "Tip of the Month"

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 🙂 – […]

Tip of the Month: If the School Fits!

Let me take you back to Fall 2015. A young Shayla is applying to college! She is the first in her family to do so and most of the time, she feels totally lost. Shayla decides to apply to 5 colleges: 1 state university, 1 two-year college, and 3 small liberal arts colleges. After much […]

Tip of the Month: Let’s Talk Financial Aid

As you prepare to submit your admission applications, don’t forget to apply for financial aid! Need-Based Aid Forms to Complete The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is used by U. S. colleges and universities to determine your eligibility for federal student financial aid. The FAFSA became available this year on October 1st. You […]

Tip of the Month: (Online) Admission Interviews

Interviews can seem daunting but they don’t have to be. At the end of the day, it’s just another conversation. You may already know that the best conversations are often the product of a person’s willingness to share and to ask questions. So if you want to share and ask questions, an interview is a […]

Tip of the Month: Decisions, Decisions….

By now, you know what it is like to feel the validation and pride that comes with being offered admission to some of the best schools in the country. There is only one of you but several places where you think you would be happy, challenged, and fulfilled. How to decide between various excellent choices? […]