Tag Archives: High School Parents

A Note to Parents of High School Seniors:

Parents, the second semester of your child’s senior year is almost here. Can you believe it? The college admissions process is something I have found to be equally tough on students as it is on parents. These upcoming months are … 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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College Organization Made Easy

To all college-bound Juniors and Seniors: Organization is key. Think about how many times you have heard this phrase. I’m going to take a guess and say that you have probably heard this more times than you would like during … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About You

(How to Differentiate You From Every Other Applicant) Tell me about yourself. What should be the easiest question to answer, is often the most frequently botched.  Usually, the answer I get is, “What do you want to know?”  Well, at … Continue reading

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Do You Know How to Right? Common Grammatical Errors

To all College-Bound Juniors and Seniors: The primary purpose of your college essay is to give a clear picture of who you are to the admissions counselors. Your essay should be original and creative and tell the college something about … Continue reading

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Studying Abroad During College: Is it Right for You?

Studying abroad is an exciting opportunity that will undoubtedly change your outlook, expose you to different cultures, and provide you with experiences that you never thought you would have. Imagine studying art in the land of Michelangelo, non-Western health care … 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 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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