Tag: College Admissions

Three Established Facts About College Selection From an Expert

Three Established Facts About College Selection From an Expert

February 7, 2022

In trying to come up with reasonable facts about college, one can easily say that there are very few things

College Advisor Wants You to Know These College Admissions Tips

College Advisor Wants You to Know These College Admissions Tips

December 29, 2021

This story was first published in our Paying for College 101 Facebook community. It’s been edited for clarity and flow.

Mom Offers “Public Service Announcement” to Stressed Out College Admissions Parents

Mom Offers “Public Service Announcement” to Stressed Out College Admissions Parents

December 22, 2021

This story was first published in our Paying for College 101 Facebook community. It’s been edited for clarity and flow.

What I Would Have Done Differently When I Was Applying to College

What I Would Have Done Differently When I Was Applying to College

April 20, 2020

Almost all my friends have decided where they will be going to college next year. So it’s time to pass

Applying to College When Mom Is a College Admissions Pro

Applying to College When Mom Is a College Admissions Pro

April 17, 2020

Across 16 years as a grant writer for a nonprofit that helps low-income kids apply and get into college, I

Applying to College Isn’t Like When Mom & Dad Applied

Applying to College Isn’t Like When Mom & Dad Applied

October 21, 2019

From a member of our Paying For College 101 group: I’m a former Director of Admission with college-aged kids of

Avoid These Common College Application Mistakes

Avoid These Common College Application Mistakes

October 15, 2019

One of the most exciting times in a teenager’s life is when they decide to start applying for college. It

College Campus Tour Red Flags: What to Look for on a Visit

College Campus Tour Red Flags: What to Look for on a Visit

October 8, 2019

A campus may appear to have it all. The best professors in a particular major. An active campus life. Beautifully

It’s All About Grades

It’s All About Grades

September 14, 2019

It’s all about grades… (And course selection, the “right” high school, and more!) Do Grades in High School Really Matter?

College Admissions Myths: Pulling Back the Curtain

College Admissions Myths: Pulling Back the Curtain

September 10, 2019

My father used to say, “If you are waiting for life to be fair, you are going to be waiting

Early Decision College Results From the Class of 2022

Early Decision College Results From the Class of 2022

September 1, 2019

Once students learn the differences between early action vs. early decision and make their final choice, all there is left

When Should the College Process Begin?

When Should the College Process Begin?

August 13, 2019

When should the college process begin? Most of us would like to live in the fantasy that it doesn’t have