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Tens of thousands of rising seniors will spend this summer dreading the college admission essay. I get it! Essays are hard to write. Add to that the weight an essay can play in the admissions process and no wonder students Read more…


The benefits (and limitations) of summer programs for high school students are outlined in my previous post. See here. If you are looking for an opportunity at a particular school or in a particular field, you might start your search Read more…


May is such a crazy month! This week and next students are taking Advanced Placement (AP) exams. Best of luck! I know my own children have awards ceremonies, end of the year banquets, final performances, prom (!), and exams. It Read more…


Deciding how many times to take the ACT or SAT is difficult. We all want students to earn scores high enough to fairly reflect their academic abilities and help them gain admission to the colleges on their lists. But at Read more…


My daughter attends a large suburban Texas high school where students are obsessed with class rank. When planning course schedules for the next year, students and parents inevitably mention how certain classes can benefit a student’s class rank. The problem Read more…


Whether you are the parent of a high school senior trying to make the final decision among schools or the parent of a junior trying to narrow down options before working on applications this summer, selecting schools is challenging. Finding Read more…

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