May 2019
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The Complete Candidate’s Transition to College Playbook Part 2: College Success Framework

College is undoubtedly an academic experience (for most students).  While necessary, academic achievement, alone, is not sufficient to achieve college success. College is about helping a student develop as an entire person, not just the brain part of the person. ...
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College Transition Roller Coaster

The Complete Candidate’s Transition to College Playbook Part 1: The College Roller Coaster

Yes, going off to college is exciting.  It is full of new adventures and possibilities.  It is an opportunity to have exhilarating experiences and to meet new people.  But, it can also be a bit scary.  For many students, college...
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The Complete Candidate’s Transition to College Playbook

When people find out what I do for a living, it opens the flood gates for what little Jenny or Johnny can do to get into Dream U.  “What extra-curricular activities should they take?”  “What about community service?”  “Is it...
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5 Hidden Gems with Acceptance Rates Over 50%

With acceptance rates at highly selective colleges dropping down to single digits, some going as low as 2% (Carnegie Mellon Computer Science Department), it’s no wonder parents are reaching for ways to give their children an advantage (sometimes, even an...
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