college applications

Happy September. Here are 10 tips to help all students prepare for college application season. Apply for free trips to colleges this fall. Now is the time for diverse high school seniors to visit many colleges for free. Deadlines are now through October for visits to more than 65 four-year […]

2015 September College Readiness Tips

Welcome to the end of the school year. You deserve a great summer, yet we need to do so much to help our students get ready for college. Let us know if you need help with brainstorming summer bootcamps or other college readiness ideas a-gor plans.

June 2015 College Readiness Tips for College Access Advocates

May is a key time of year for high school juniors. Proactive college planning will empower their senior year college application process. Below we provide key testing, summer planning, counseling, and college visiting tips.

May Junior College Readiness Leads to Senior Success

Last night, I presented to a full house of students and families at Hamilton High School in Los Angeles on “Choosing the Right College Fit.” Many families need to start early with developing good college lists so that their students can have many college options. There are hundreds of great […]

Choosing the Right College Fit

March is a busy time for high school juniors and their families. Here are our tips to guide juniors into powerful springtime college readiness. This blog is also a powerpoint you are welcome to share with your friends.

March Into College Readiness

Many parents and counselors think students can just visit colleges after they get accepted. That is true for many large public universities as they don't track demonstrated interest. However, campus visits are important to help students visualize their future options. They need an opportunity to connect with college campuses, and springtime college visits will help them decide on their ultimate college lists as well as how to shape their upcoming year. Many college track the visits, and these visits are a great beginning as students may make key contacts. Moreover, this process helps families experience college together. If families can’t go, students can send pictures and notes back home. Please support this vital component of the college application process.

Spring Into Powerful College Visits