Admission Ratios

November 2, 2012
How many four year colleges have an admission ratio of 25% or less. Post your answers!      Send article as PDF   

How many four year colleges have an admission ratio of 25% or less. Post your answers!      Send article as PDF    How many four year colleges have an admission ratio of 25% or less. Post your answers!      Send article as PDF   

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New SAT Regulations

September 20, 2012
Last year there was a big scandal with SAT test fraud, seems that a professional was taking the tests in place of the students. This would not have attracted so much attention if the test scores were poor but they were excellent. As this was uncovered, those students lost their scholarships and the person standing […]

Last year there was a big scandal with SAT test fraud, seems that a professional was taking the tests in place of the students. This would not have attracted so much attention if the test scores were poor but they were excellent. As this was uncovered, those students lost their scholarships and the person standing […]

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In State Residency

September 11, 2012
In state residency So how do I do it? Get in state residency in another state… Private colleges charge the same COA (Cost of Attendance) regardless of the student’s home state. i.e. Stanford has the same fees for California student as well as students from Florida, Arizona, Maryland or any other state. State colleges are […]

In state residency So how do I do it? Get in state residency in another state… Private colleges charge the same COA (Cost of Attendance) regardless of the student’s home state. i.e. Stanford has the same fees for California student as well as students from Florida, Arizona, Maryland or any other state. State colleges are […]

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Scottsdale College Fair

September 10, 2012
the Scottsdale College Fair is on Saturday October 13 the day before the Phoenix College Fair at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. This website is easier to use than the NACAC website. (about 100 colleges will be in attendance) Scottsdale College Fair October 13 2012, 1-3PM Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts 7380 E. 2nd […]

the Scottsdale College Fair is on Saturday October 13 the day before the Phoenix College Fair at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts. This website is easier to use than the NACAC website. (about 100 colleges will be in attendance) Scottsdale College Fair October 13 2012, 1-3PM Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts 7380 E. 2nd […]

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Christian College Fair

September 10, 2012
Scottsdale Christian Academy SCA 4400 N Tatum Boulevard, Phoenix, is hosting the National Christian College Fair from 6 PM to 8 PM see the website for more information (47 colleges will be in attendance, up from last year's 34!) And for those of you who live in the east valley, Valley Christian High School will […]

Scottsdale Christian Academy SCA 4400 N Tatum Boulevard, Phoenix, is hosting the National Christian College Fair from 6 PM to 8 PM see the website for more information (47 colleges will be in attendance, up from last year’s 34!) And for those of you who live in the east valley, Valley Christian High School will […]

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Common Application Essay Prompts

September 6, 2012
The essay is your chance to stand out and shine. A great essay outlines your character, personality and personal traits. It should follow the word count requirements.

The essay is your chance to stand out and shine. A great essay outlines your character, personality and personal traits. It should follow the word count requirements.

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University of Arizona Personal Statement Essay Prompt

September 6, 2012
University of Arizona - Personal Statement: A personal statement is our best means of getting to know you and your best means of putting your academic performance and activities in the context of your life.

University of Arizona – Personal Statement: A personal statement is our best means of getting to know you and your best means of putting your academic performance and activities in the context of your life.

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Do your senior year grades matter?

August 27, 2012
Your senior year grades matter. A student of mine, whom we'll call James (name changed to protect the guilty) applied to the University of Arizona and was admitted based on his junior year transcripts. The abbreviated story is that he got senioritis really bad. His GPA dropped and UA removed all his scholarships. Worst case […]

Your senior year grades matter. A student of mine, whom we’ll call James (name changed to protect the guilty) applied to the University of Arizona and was admitted based on his junior year transcripts. The abbreviated story is that he got senioritis really bad. His GPA dropped and UA removed all his scholarships. Worst case […]

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CEEB code for Home School

August 22, 2012
The CEEB Code for college applications for Home School Students is 970000.

The CEEB Code for college applications for Home School Students is 970000.

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2012, 2013 Common Application Preview

June 18, 2012
The 2012/13 Common App Preview is currently available. There are a couple minor changes. The changes are negligible and noted via highlight. Here is the link. https://www.commonapp.org/CommonApp/Docs/DownloadForms/2012/2012-13FY-FinalHighlightedPreview.pdf The live version will most likely be ready August 1st. The Common Application (informally known as the Common App) is an undergraduate college admission application that applicants may use to apply to any of […]

The 2012/13 Common App Preview is currently available. There are a couple minor changes. The changes are negligible and noted via highlight. Here is the link. https://www.commonapp.org/CommonApp/Docs/DownloadForms/2012/2012-13FY-FinalHighlightedPreview.pdf The live version will most likely be ready August 1st. The Common Application (informally known as the Common App) is an undergraduate college admission application that applicants may use to apply to any of […]

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