Monthly Archives: July 2015

Then vs. Now: The University of Social Networking

Stating the obvious, technology is pervasive.  Just as in every industry, the internet changed the landscape of college admission.  In addition to slick websites, most colleges now have Facebook pages, Twitter accounts and blogs. I caution you to remember that … Continue reading

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From Stef’s Desk: Why Fareed is Right

Have you followed CNN host and author Fareed Zakaria’s current publicity tour for his new book, In Defense of a Liberal Education? With all of the focus on STEM degrees and career preparedness, I was excited to hear a political … Continue reading

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A Roadmap: Where to Start the College Admissions Process

I’m dating myself with the word Roadmap.  Instead, let’s talk about a GPS for the College Admissions Process, shall we? True story – 5th grade map reading is the only academic unit I have ever failed.  And, I have yet … Continue reading

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From Stef’s Desk: Why I Wrote The Complete Candidate

Puzzles fascinate me.  As do mysteries. I was always drawn to games like Clue and those brain teaser riddles whereby you are given clues and have to figure out how the scenario transpired.  Hints, nuances, a morsel of truth here … Continue reading

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