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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
April 8, 2016
AP or IB – Which Do Colleges Prefer?
Do college admission committees prefer Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate programs?
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...