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Your child hit “submit” on their application . . . but that does not mean the application process is over. Many colleges offer students the opportunity to interview. There are two types of college interviews: the evaluative and the informational. An evaluative interview is intended...

Students who were not ready to apply early decision or early action to college in November may have an opportunity to revisit that choice. Over 70 colleges offer an EDII option and a smaller number have an EAII option – these applications are typically due...

The decision whether to reopen college campuses this fall was undoubtedly a difficult one for college presidents (and their Boards of Trustees or state governing boards), requiring institutions to balance health and safety concerns, finances and what a residential college experience could be in the...

Does your high school or college student seem especially stressed out right now? The pandemic and virtual learning is causing a lot of students – and their parents – stress; some physicians refer to it as pandemic mental fatigue. As we begin to approach the...

You thought your child’s college list was in its final stages . . . your son or daughter had attended virtual information sessions, taken live-stream tours, and carefully investigated college websites. And then they come to you in some state of distress, not at all...

Diversity and inclusion are important priorities at many, if not most, colleges and universities, perhaps even more today than in the past, with growing Black Lives Matter activism and colleges’ acknowledgement of the need for meaningful anti-racist policies and practices. Another diversity area where colleges...

Congratulations to your child! They have finished filling out the activities section of the Common App – not as easy as it looks. The have carefully described their positions in clubs and organizations, as well the depth and breadth of their participation, and painstakingly organizing...

Earlier this year, your child’s life (not to mention your own) turned upside down. . . and it remains unclear when it will completely right itself. And yet, time marches on, and deadlines remain in place, even if pushed back a bit. It was weird...