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The Gender Gap and Scores

The gender discussion has come to a head in recent weeks in the news. The testing industry has been concerned with score discrepancies and gender for quite some time, though. Back in 1996, a complaint [...]

Health for College

For those of us who have sent children off to college, we know the anxiety and stress that comes along with the excitement. The oldest child is often the most challenging because of the unknowns and [...]

By |November 14th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Reminder: FAFSA and CSS are open

October 1 was the first day that anyone expecting to apply for financial aid could access, complete, and submit the FAFSA and CSS/PROFILE. Here's what you need to know about these forms and their deadlines. [...]

By |November 8th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

It’s not personal. It’s business.

“It’s not personal. It’s business.” While readers may recognize this quote from a renowned movie trilogy featuring Michael Corleone, it can often be used to describe the admissions process at competitive colleges. The fact that [...]

By |November 3rd, 2017|Categories: College Admission|0 Comments

Don’t worry about the PSAT scores

As November is upon us, high school juniors (and some sophomores) have just taken the PSAT. They were offered in October at many schools, and we just wanted to remind both students and parents that [...]

Don’t Worry About It

Don’t worry about it. This is one of my favorite things to tell students and parents. I do realize that although it sounds simple, it is a loaded statement. The New York Times Magazine’s cover [...]