Coronavirus: Let’s Ask Questions

Coronavirus: Let’s Ask Questions

As the Coronavirus situation changes hour by hour, so do our thoughts about what’s to come in the months and years ahead.  Indeed, as you read this, the situation surrounding the crisis will have already changed from the time this was written, perhaps even...
Building a College List that Makes Sense

Building a College List that Makes Sense

  When I sit down with students during an initial consultation, after I ask many questions about grades, test scores, favorite and least favorite subjects, and extracurricular activities, the question that usually prompts smiles on the face of families and surprises...
Tips for a Successful New School Year

Tips for a Successful New School Year

As the month of August commences, I find myself thinking how quickly the summer has gone and in a few short weeks we are all back to school. As both a high school college counselor and independent college counselor for the past ten years, admittedly, I still find...