Category Archives: Application Process

Thoughts For Rising Juniors

The college admissions process is undergoing significant changes amidst the coronavirus pandemic. The most significant change in the application evaluation process is the elimination of the standardized test score requirement. Following the announcement by many small private colleges, the University … Continue reading

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Class of 2021: Your Application Process

Colleges and universities are making ongoing changes to their admissions requirements in response to the corona virus pandemic. Juniors, your college process is going to look significantly different than you had anticipated. Testing requirements and schedules have and continue to … Continue reading

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Manhattan Center For Science and Research

Recently, we had the pleasure of meeting with a group of parents and administrators at the Manhattan Center For Science and Mathematics. We talked about how parents can best help their students find their way through the college search and … Continue reading

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Early Decision Buzz

The early decision buzz is all around!  Everyone is checking their email to confirm decision release dates.  If you applied early decision or early action soon it will be time to take the next step.  For those of you who … Continue reading

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You Need To Be Organized

You’re going to have a lot to keep track of this fall! You’ll be registering and preparing for standardized tests, researching schools, planning campus visits and scheduling interviews, working on college applications and writing essays. Get organized now and stay … Continue reading

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It’s A New School Year

Welcome back! Junior and Seniors, now that the new school year has begun, it’s time to move forward with your college process. You’re going to have many demands on your time this year, so don’t put things off. Here are … Continue reading

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Requesting Recommendations

Juniors, which teachers know you best? These teachers are the ones you’ll want to ask to write your college recommendations. Before you finish up this semester, take the time to ask, in person, if they are willing to write on … Continue reading

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While You’re Waiting

Seniors,  While you’re waiting for responses to your applications, please take care of the following: Make sure your financial aid documents complete. If you’ve completed and submitted your FAFSA, you should have received your Student Aid Report (SAR). Look it over … Continue reading

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Early Decision

December is early decision time, so if you applied early decision or early action soon it will be time to take the next step.  For those of you who applied rolling and have received news it’s also time for you … Continue reading

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Radio Talk Show!

We were so happy to talk with Dr. Liz Holifield of 411 Teen on 88.9 WFSU-FM this past weekend about the college application process. Dr. Liz had many thoughtful questions  and we were glad to share the hour with her. … Continue reading

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