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Many high school students are concerned with how colleges will evaluate their spring 2020 transcripts, particularly if their school year ended early or if their high school converted grades to pass/fail. Colleges and universities understand that all students are in the same situation - everyone's...

Many people dismiss the notion that colleges will check out an applicant’s social media profiles, but it really does happen. The trend is declining  - only 25% of admissions officers reported looking at social media in 2018, down from 40% in 2015.  Typically a college will only...

Your high school student has been quarantined since March. Her plans for a fabulous summer building homes with Habitat for Humanity have been shelved. Summer programs abroad and on college campuses have been cancelled. What should your child do? This may be the summer of Covid-19,...

Your son checked all the boxes. He joined the right clubs, had the great grades, and wrote the perfect essay. He was admitted to one of his top choices! Kudos to him. But he says that he does not want to start his first year...