It’s Never Too Early for a Visit

It’s Never Too Early for a Visit

Over the past ten years as a college counselor, I have been asked countless times by families: Does my student need to visit a college before he/she/they apply? Can’t we just wait until they’re accepted before I/we have to take time off of work or spend money to...
Why a meaningful and enjoyable summer matters

Why a meaningful and enjoyable summer matters

Summer is around the corner and many families are crossing the final “t’s” and dotting the final “i’s” of their plans. For many high school students however, the pressure to have a summer that is filled with non-stop activities, programs, or travel plans can sometimes...
Public High School Applications Are In – Now What?

Public High School Applications Are In – Now What?

I often get the question, “We’ve done all this work submitting applications, now what happens and why does it take so long to get results?”   The bad news is, there’s a somewhat agonizing wait for 8th grade families across the city to receive their high school...