Staff Consultant

February 23, 2018

Upgrade Your Reading!

While the year is still new, step up your reading plan to make a habit of reading regularly beyond what is required. As you’ve heard, reading ...

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February 13, 2017

Are Foreign Language classes worth it?

Students – Do you wonder if you need another year of Spanish, French, Chinese, or other World Language? The Yale office of admission provides this ...

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January 5, 2017

The AP Capstone

AP Capstone is a recent addition to the AP Course offerings. Together with other requirements to earn an AP Capstone Diploma, the course is to help ...

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April 8, 2016

AP or IB – Which Do Colleges Prefer?

Do college admission committees prefer Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate programs?

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April 24, 2013

What About Starting in Spring?

In the ever-evolving world of college admissions, a new admissions option has emerged in recent years that has raised completely new questions and ...

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March 18, 2013

The Waiting Game

It’s that tension-filled time of year when high school seniors anxiously walk out to the mailbox to see whether the much-desired “big envelope” is ...

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May 2, 2012

College Money That’s Too Good To Be True

Have you heard this one before?  This idea strikes a note of frenzy in many students’ and parents’ hearts as they strive to look for affordable ways ...

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February 28, 2012

Does Test Prep Work?

As most college-bound high school students know, one of the necessary evils of the college admissions world includes the dreaded standardized college ...

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May 8, 2011

College Rankings: Where’s the Outcome Measure?

We’ve all looked at them, some of us cautiously and some as though the information they provide is irrefutable. Whether we turn to Forbes, U.S. News ...

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April 12, 2011

An End to a Legacy?

It’s one of those uncomfortable little secrets that most college admission offices try to keep quiet or ignore. In fact, when asked directly of its ...

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