While the college application gives all the demographic and quantitative information a college could need to make a decision on your child’s numerical qualifications for admittance, it doesn’t really give a lot of insight into who your child is…if they really want a child like yours for their school. Enter the dreaded college essays! Dun-dun-dun. Ok I know its cheesy… Continue reading
When it comes to applying to college, the essay can be the most frightening and daunting part. But the application is equally important. In fact, you can guarantee that no question asked on a college application is not ask without a specific intent or purpose. I remember my high school counselor telling me these exact words and they rang true… Continue reading
My stepson has an ongoing mantra these days. “I just want to get out of school.” I am more than certain he is not the only senior with senioritis setting in. Its kind of funny that he is so focused on getting out of school and at the same time working on getting into four more years of school. … Continue reading
When it comes to getting into college, the process can be quite daunting. Between applications, selection, deciding which colleges to apply to, financial aid, scholarships, deadlines and testing, everything can feel beyond overwhelming. If your first child is starting their journey to college, odds are your journey was far different from what is being asked of them.… Continue reading
With all the hoopla around testing, it can start to seem like alphabet soup. When it comes to testing, I am remind of one of my favorite movies starring Danny DeVito called Renaissance Man and the following seen:
Bill Rago: Excuse me. Excuse me. I’m looking for the Army Education Center.
Bill Rago: Captain Tom Murdoch.
MP Directing… Continue reading