Testing Strategy for the College Entrance Exams

November 30, 2013
Beat the Test PDF Version of this page Creating a test taking strategy will put you ahead of the competition. Too many high school seniors take the tests (SAT, ACT) only once in their senior year, hoping and praying that they get a great score. Students who are stressed tend to not score as high […]

Beat the Test PDF Version of this page Creating a test taking strategy will put you ahead of the competition. Too many high school seniors take the tests (SAT, ACT) only once in their senior year, hoping and praying that they get a great score. Students who are stressed tend to not score as high […]

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How to develop a Passion

November 29, 2013
How do I develop a passion? PDF Version of this page “I’ve heard that college admission people like to admit students that show that they have a passion about something.” One parent and student told me. A high school student wrote that he was worried about his burn-out and his lack of extracurricular activities. This […]

How do I develop a passion? PDF Version of this page “I’ve heard that college admission people like to admit students that show that they have a passion about something.” One parent and student told me. A high school student wrote that he was worried about his burn-out and his lack of extracurricular activities. This […]

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College Touch Points

November 27, 2013
COLLEGE TOUCH POINTS The College Touch Points PDF Version of this page Demonstrated Interest is one of those vague criteria in the college admissions process that can cause great confusion among applicants. Whereas SAT scores, ACT scores, GPA, and extracurricular involvement are measurable in concrete ways. “Interest" can mean something very different to different institutions. […]

COLLEGE TOUCH POINTS The College Touch Points PDF Version of this page Demonstrated Interest is one of those vague criteria in the college admissions process that can cause great confusion among applicants. Whereas SAT scores, ACT scores, GPA, and extracurricular involvement are measurable in concrete ways. “Interest” can mean something very different to different institutions. […]

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college savings accounts sheltered and exposed assets

November 25, 2013
College Savings Accounts : Pros and Cons PDF version of this page Non Tax-Qualified Mutual Funds And Stocks Pros:  Unlimited upside gains, can be sold at any time Cons:  Not guaranteed. Unlimited downside losses.  Any growth is taxed when sold, or each year if there are short term capital gains which the income will be […]

College Savings Accounts : Pros and Cons PDF version of this page Non Tax-Qualified Mutual Funds And Stocks Pros:  Unlimited upside gains, can be sold at any time Cons:  Not guaranteed. Unlimited downside losses.  Any growth is taxed when sold, or each year if there are short term capital gains which the income will be […]

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The College Visit

November 25, 2013
  Why Visit Colleges? Seeing Beyond the Brochure PDF Version of this page You hear it from colleges. Come visit! You hear it from your high school counselor. Have you visited any campuses yet? And you hear it from us. But what's the big deal about seeing a college? You Can't Judge a College by […]

  Why Visit Colleges? Seeing Beyond the Brochure PDF Version of this page You hear it from colleges. Come visit! You hear it from your high school counselor. Have you visited any campuses yet? And you hear it from us. But what’s the big deal about seeing a college? You Can’t Judge a College by […]

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Questions to ask on a college visitation

November 25, 2012
Questions to ask on a college visitation PDF Version of this page Picking the right college is one of the most important decisions you’ll make as a young adult.  Asking the right questions while on a college campus visit can help you make the right college choice. Answers to some of the questions below will […]

Questions to ask on a college visitation PDF Version of this page Picking the right college is one of the most important decisions you’ll make as a young adult.  Asking the right questions while on a college campus visit can help you make the right college choice. Answers to some of the questions below will […]

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