The Summer is Here… Now What?

The Summer is Here… Now What?

 The school year has come to an end…finally.    I speak to students and families regularly about how challenging the past few months have been, but now many are concerned about what the summer months are going to look like for their student.    Most students...
College in the Age of COVID-19

College in the Age of COVID-19

As I spend hours a day reading news reports, emails from college admissions offices, and managing my overwhelmed professional association lists, I find that the same words keeping popping up: Unprecedented, unknown, uncertainty, test-optional, waitlists, gap year, and...
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...