12 TIPS FOR COLLEGE VISITS This week, I am taking a little bit of my own advice: Visit Colleges. My week includes six days, seven cities, and eight colleges. As you read this, I am probably visiting Yale University - hence the photo above. And it's a great excuse to remind you of twelve tips for… Continue reading NEWSLETTER – 3/14/2023
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NEWSLETTER – 1/31/2023
SNOW DAY = VIRTUAL TOURS Are you like me, and you’re sitting at home today because the roads are icy? Seems like the perfect opportunity to take a few college tours - virtually, of course! One of the benefits of COVID is that colleges spent a ton of money and resources to develop really good… Continue reading NEWSLETTER – 1/31/2023
NEWSLETTER – Edition 92
RAISE YOUR HAND If You Have Fall Break This Week Yes, I know that many of you have Fall Break this week. 🙂 The real question is: Do you have any plans to visit a college campus? Whether you’re taking a trip with friends to Colorado, visiting family in Florida, or staying home, Fall Break… Continue reading NEWSLETTER – Edition 92
NEWSLETTER – Edition 76
FATHERLY ADVICE: TAKE THE COLLEGE TOUR Father’s Day is this week so, once again, Shannon asked me to share something about college admissions. This year, my decision was easier. I'm here to offer a simple piece of advice: Take the Tour. This advice stems from a 'proud dad moment.' My daughter has been serving as an admissions tour… Continue reading NEWSLETTER – Edition 76
Scout-ing Report: Early Admissions Didn’t Work Out? What’s Next?
EARLY ADMISSIONS DIDN'T WORK OUT? WHAT'S NEXT? Most universities have recently released their decisions for students applying early decision or early action. A few students were happy, but many were probably disappointed. Early admissions rates skyrocketed this year as many students took advantage of the test-optional policy. This means that the pool was bigger and… Continue reading Scout-ing Report: Early Admissions Didn’t Work Out? What’s Next?
Scout-ing Report: PSAT Scores
YOU RECEIVED YOUR PSAT SCORES. WHAT'S NEXT? PSAT scores have finally come out, which means it’s time for high school juniors to start thinking more seriously about their futures. The most important step is to start preparing for the SAT and ACT if you haven’t already. So what do these scores mean? Your PSAT score… Continue reading Scout-ing Report: PSAT Scores
Scout-ing Report: 10 Tips for College Visits
10 TIPS FOR COLLEGE VISITS ... THE EXPANDED VERSION One of the best ways to learn more about colleges is to visit their campuses. Here is the expanded version of tips for making the most of each visit: 1 – Learn about the college before you visit. Read materials from the college and check out their… Continue reading Scout-ing Report: 10 Tips for College Visits