Category Archives: Have You Heard?

Counselors That Change Lives

Congratulations to the nine counselors selected by Colleges That Change Lives as their 2019 Counselors That Change Lives. School counselors provide the necessary support for college bound students to navigate the college admissions process and achieve their goals. Lade Akande, … Continue reading

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Cheers For College Bound Initiative

We attended the annual College Bound Initiative celebration this week. Congratulations to the 2018 scholar graduates on their tremendous accomplishments. High school graduations are around the corner and these students are college bound! Applause to the CBI counselors whose extraordinary … Continue reading

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Shift Your Perspective

Nobody likes rejection and it’s natural to feel angry or  sad if you’ve received disappointing news. Competitive schools can’t accept all qualified applicants, so this decision may not necessarily be a refection of your qualifications.  Instead, turn your focus to … Continue reading

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Core Values For Success

Former Mayor of New York City wrote a thoughtful article in the New York Times about his road to success and the role education played.

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“Turning the Tide” On College Admissions

Frank Bruni previews a report on college admissions entitled “Turning the Tide” in today’s New York Times. “Turning the Tide”, the work of the Harvard Graduate School of Education, examines the college admissions process and calls for serious changes in order to … Continue reading

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What Really Matters When Choosing A College

As a follow-up to the release of the government’s College Scorecard, Frank Bruni, in the New York Times, offers a perspective worth considering. A joint project of Gallup and Purdue University has created the Gallup-Purdue Index to “conduct the largest representative … Continue reading

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College For The Masses

David Leonhardt’s column in The Upshot, in Sunday’s New York Times Sunday Review offers a keen perspective on the benefits of a four-year degree for most students. This confirms what we’ve believed to be true; most students can succeed, if … Continue reading

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