Back before online shopping, remember how you used to walk around department stores picking out dresses, shirts, or jackets, and then you took them into the dressing room to try them on? As you decided if you wanted to buy the clothes, you’d look at yourself in the three-way mirror to see yourself from all […]
We All Love March Madness!
Filling out my NCAA basketball bracket the other day, I was reminded why I love March Madness so much. When I was a child, instead of doing brackets, my family would pick teams out of a hat, and that would be “your team” throughout the tournament. I would put my hand in the hat, pull […]
THE WAITLIST GAME AND YOUR NEXT STEPS
Early spring brings more than crocuses . . . regular decision applicants and those students who were deferred earlier in the process finally receive an admission decision – or do they? This year we are seeing a continued trend in waitlisting students. This practice leaves students in limbo for another few months, still uncertain about […]
SURVEY: WHAT COLLEGES ARE LOOKING FOR IN APPLICANTS
Each year, the Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) releases a member survey, “What Colleges Look for in High School Students,” and the news for 2020 is out! Topping the list of criteria (#1 for a few years) is taking a rigorous curriculum, followed by demonstrating achievement as reflected in grades and (#3) standardized test scores. […]