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Times Are A Changing

The Times, They Are a Changing

  In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, it seems we wake up every morning, holding our breath, to see what changes are occurring around us. That is nowhere truer than in the state of college admissions. This morning, I...
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Nervous Girl With A Question Mark Drawn On Paper Over Her Forehead

Choosing a College Amid COVID-19

In an attempt to stem the spread of COVID-19 (a.k.a. Coronavirus), colleges across the nation are closing campuses, moving students to virtual learning, and evacuating dormitories. While these closures certainly impact current college students, they also have tremendous implications for...
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Questions To Ask When Hiring An Iec

15 Questions to Ask When Hiring An IEC

The problem with any industry that grows quickly is that licensing standards and regulations rarely keep up with industry growth.  While most independent educational consultants are professionals are committed to ensure they have the expertise to help students and families...
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Thanksgiving Crunch Time Your Application Timeline

Thanksgiving Crunch Time: Your Application Timeline

To all College-Bound Seniors: With college deadlines just around the corner, it is time to kick it into high gear! Don’t tire out on turkey. Use the Thanksgiving holiday to finish up your college applications.  Even if you haven’t started...
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Teenage Students Visiting College Campus

Go, See, Do!

Every year, students come to me, confused about how to build the ideal college list.  While there are many great resources for students to turn toward in researching “great-fit” colleges, they are getting utterly inundated by an abundance of marketing...
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The Art Of The Essay

The Art Of The Essay

Some students enjoy writing and, therefore, look forward to their college essay.  Others cringe at the very thought.  Regardless of which camp you fall into, whether you are a strong or weak writer, you have probably never faced an essay...
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The Diagnosis Senioritis

The Diagnosis: Senioritis

To all College-Bound Seniors: Are you experiencing laziness, apathy, or a generally dismissive attitude?  Are you missing school or not bothering to hand in assignments?  Do Mondays seem extra awful? If you answered yes to any of these questions, it...
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College Tours 101

College Tours 101

For Parents of College-Bound Students While there is a wealth of information about colleges available online, in your college counselor’s office and even on social media, there is nothing that can take the place of walking through a college campus....
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