Admissions

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Do Extracurriculars in High School Still Matter?

Do Extracurriculars in High School Still Matter?

​Extracurriculars are one of several pieces that represent a student on their college application. Discover how high school extracurriculars are …
Early Action or Early Decision Last-minute Help for Seniors

Early Action or Early Decision: Last-minute Help for Seniors

Does your student benefit from applying to college Early Action or Early Decision? Learn why applying early may—or may not—increase …
The True Value of a College Essay

The True Value of a College Essay

In this blog post, you’ll discover what the college essay is, why it matters, and what a good college essay …
How the World of College Admissions Has Changed

How the World of College Admissions Has Changed

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted almost every aspect of higher education. Ask anyone who took the SAT or applied to …
Small Summer Goals That Lead to Big School Year Success

Small Summer Goals That Lead to Big School Year Success

Learn how students can stay engaged in small but impactful ways without feeling too overwhelmed during their summer break …
Are Colleges Moving Away from Standardized Testing?

Are Colleges Moving Away from Standardized Testing?

To many families, the SAT and ACT are practically synonymous with college admissions. But there are more than a few …
How to Keep Your Student Engaged During a High School Summer

How to Keep Your Student Engaged During a High School Summer

How should your student spend a high school summer? Learn how to navigate the line between kicking back for a …
Admissions Consulting and School Counseling Go Hand in Hand

Admissions Consulting and School Counseling Go Hand in Hand

Learn why a private admissions counselor can complement a student’s relationship with their in-school guidance counselor …
Countdown to Summer: How to Make the Most of the End of the Semester

Countdown to Summer: How to Make the Most of the End of the Semester

See how your student can finish the school year strong as we head into the end of the spring semester …
What's a Good SAT or ACT Score?

What’s a Good SAT or ACT Score?

Learn how to help your student evaluate scoring on the SAT or ACT …