Monthly Archives: April 2012

Going to College Early

I recently had the privilege of having an admissions representative from Bard College at Simon’s Rock, MA pay me a visit at my office. She was in the greater Milwaukee area to scout out what some of our local high … Continue reading

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The Flight From Conversation

A great article to remind not only students to be more personally engaged, but also their parents of the importance of good modeling in the appropriate balance of the use of technology. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/22/opinion/sunday/the-flight-from-conversation.html?pagewanted=all

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Pre-Med Students: Challenges Coming Your Way!

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/15/education/edlife/pre-meds-new-priorities-heart-and-soul-and-social-science.html?_r=1

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Surprises in Nature of Decisions Among Elite Colleges

An enlightening article on the most selective admissions and how much colleges in the same “elite” category vary surprisingly from school to school. http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/04/09/new-research-how-elite-colleges-make-admissions-decisions

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The Value of Wait Lists Vary from College to College: Don’t Get Sucked In!

Many seniors did not get accepted to one or more of their schools but may not have been denied either. That means they fell into the unenviable position of being placed on a college’s wait list. I say unenviable because … Continue reading

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Tufts University Class of 2016 Admissions Statistics Truly Remarkable!

In the article found in the following link, students and parents can see for themselves just how fraught with near impossible odds some admissions are for even the best of our students. Not meant to deter, I post this to … Continue reading

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Decisions, Decisions, Decisions – Seniors, now it’s up to you!

Now that most colleges and universities have made and delivered their decisions, it is time for all of you once again to be in the driver’s seat. It’s a wonderful time to embrace your options, and an important time to … Continue reading

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