Yearly Archives: 2012


If you are the parent of a high school senior, you have my congratulations for making it this far and my sympathy for the chaos the college admissions process can bring. Right now, I truly empathize with families weighing the pros and cons of applying early to colleges. Remember, Early Decision is binding, while Early Action, Restrictive Early Action, and Priority Deadlines are not.

To Apply Early or Not Apply Early


Working on the drafts of your personal statements for your college applications? The drafting process is critical and can help make your stories and messages clearer. Please be willing to draft and re-write to make your essays stronger. ?Here are 10 guiding questions to help guide you through the editing process. I hope they can help make your stories pop on the page and help you get admitted to your match colleges and receive lots of scholarship money.

Make Your Stories Pop: College Application Essay Checklist


Most colleges applications are open and ready for students to complete. Now is the time to help students apply to colleges. Please do what you can to help and let us know how we can help.

2012 October College Readiness Tips for Teachers and Other College ...





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There are dozens of colleges who will pay for diverse high school students to visit them this fall. Here is the alphabetical list. Some deadlines are coming up quickly. I wish more would wait until late August so all kids can have access but here we go. Let me know if you want to add your college to the list.

Fall 2012 Diversity College Fly-In List