6 ways independent advisors su...

Feb 14, 2011 by

No longer a  luxury for only the wealthiest families, independent college counseling is becoming more mainstream.   See why…

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104 colleges cross the $50k th...

Jan 19, 2011 by

UC Berkeley is the first public university to charge over $50k.  Read more…

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UC Riverside grows in populari...

Jan 19, 2011 by

With rising enrollment, UC Riverside no longer considers itself a consolation prize.  Read more…

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University of Notre Dame

Jan 19, 2011 by

The University of Notre Dame, an independent, national Catholic university, is located on 1,250 acres adjacent to South Bend, Indiana,  approximately 90 miles east of

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Attention Parents of High Scho...

Jan 8, 2011 by

Steve Cohen from Forbes Magazine gives reasons why students and their families should start their college hunt the winter of junior year. Read more…

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What to do if your early appli...

Dec 20, 2010 by

With early admission applications up, colleges are choosing to defer more applications.  Nancy Greisemer has some pragmatic tips for you.  Read more…

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Stanford shares details of ear...

Dec 19, 2010 by

Key points: 12% of the early admits participated in pilot interview program, 50% are students of color and 10% are first generation college students.  Read more…

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Elite colleges continue to fil...

Dec 18, 2010 by

If you didn’t choose to apply early, don’t worry. Just focus on finishing your applications, so that you can enjoy the holidays with your families.  Read more….

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How to effectively use the PSA...

Dec 13, 2010 by

College Board sent the PSAT results to your local high school on December 10th.  Nancy Griesemer tells us how to make the most of the test and its information.  Read more…

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How to keep the college proces...

Dec 8, 2010 by

The college admissions process doesn’t end after you hit the send button.  Read what else you should do to keep your chances alive.  Read more…

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Which Colleges Require SATs

Dec 2, 2010 by

When looking at the list, keep in mind “in admission-speak, recommended means required”. I’d go a step further: considered means recommended.  Read more…

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Filling Out the Common App for...

Nov 11, 2010 by

Read and chime in on the depth vs. breadth debate in college applications.  A Stanford admissions officer said that they aren’t looking for a well rounded student. Read more….

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Print and Proofread your Appli...

Nov 4, 2010 by

Print and proofread! This is the new mantra as colleges get stricter about limits on the number of words or number of characters on their online applications.  Read more…

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