College Admission

What’s New? 5 Big Changes in College Admission

Adults naturally draw upon their college admissions experiences when talking to teens, even if those events are from a time before smartphones–and a lot has changed since then. So, it is important that I inform families about how college admissions processes operate today compared to a few years or decades ago. Today, college admissions officers Read the full article…


Admit Rates Are Changing!

Today many colleges until recently required strong credentials for admission, now appear to be accepting only students who possess outstanding qualities. Students who might have been admitted a year earlier, now are being offered a spot on a waiting list–or worse. So, while elders tell stories of getting into these colleges with average credentials, current Read the full article…



Is Your Transcript Ready?

Applying for college admissions and scholarships requires that transcripts be sent to evaluate the academic achievement of student applicants. Student grades are issued typically in the form of grade reports. Students and families may cumulatively save these reports but rarely do they see a full transcript. Recently, I reviewed clients’ transcripts and found errors that Read the full article…