Category Archives: Top 5 Tips

Your Senior Summer:

To all college-bound seniors: After graduating from high school, most college-bound students are more than ready for a relaxing summer devoid of responsibility. My clients often voice their excitement over their upcoming “three month vacation.”  While the summer is definitely … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Stef’s Top 5 Resume Tips

To all College-Bound Juniors and Seniors Once you have thought about your elevator pitch, building a resume is your next step. Although your college of choice may not require a formal resume, I encourage you to start working on one. … Continue reading

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Future College Students, Don’t Fear.

Simple Solutions to Future College Student’s Biggest Fears: To college-bound Juniors and Seniors: Going off to college is a time of great excitement: it’s a time of making new friends, trying new things and finding your independence.  However, it can … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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Top 5 Tips for Parents with College Bound Students

 To Parents of Juniors/Seniors  As I turn the calendar page to October, I recall that fall is for…pumpkins, sweaters, football, and phone calls from FRANTIC parents of college bound juniors and seniors. Even those parents who are historically disciplined about … Continue reading

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Top 5 Tips for Juniors / Seniors

Realizing that you may be feeling inundated with opinions, instructions, demands, assessments, and requirements right about now, I synthesized this Top 5 tips list for you: Start early!  Begin thinking about and working on applications during spring of your junior … Continue reading

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Top 5 tips for Parents (early on)

Parenting Your Kids With an Eye Toward College As I’ve discussed before, parents continually question me about how to support and guide their children without being overbearing or controlling.  The goal is to engender in your children a love of … Continue reading

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Top 5 Tips for Aspiring College Athletes

For some students, playing college sports is a lifetime dream. Identifying appropriate colleges is the most important factor in the recruiting process.  I know of many hopeful athletes who have spent more money chasing scholarship offers than the actual value … Continue reading

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Top 5 Tips: Maximizing your High School Years

5 Tips for Maximizing your High School Years Why am I so enamored with Top Tips lists? I’m always attracted to them, whether the topic is organizing my closet or becoming a more effective public speaker. Top Tips are such … Continue reading

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