A parent passed along a question they had about some advice another college admissions consulting professional have given them. This individual advocated that activities are not necessary to get into college. ... Read more »
A parent asked me a question about the importance of demonstrating leadership with respect to college applications. I felt this was an important topic to highlight as it weighs on many parents' and students' minds throughout high school. ... Read more »
Do you have a senior who did not get started on their college admissions essays this summer like you had hoped (despite your best attempts at "encouraging" them)?
What to do?
Just like the application process itself - help them break the essay-writing process down into clear and manageable "chunks." Staring at a blank screen and trying to produce what feels like one of the most important essays they have ever had to write can be paralyzing. ... Read more »