Kitchen Bars and Common Data Sets

The Kitchen Bar I am sure that there is a moment in every kid’s life when they regret the fact that their parent has a particular profession. Lots of child-sized thought bubbles like, “Oh. Crap. Why is my mom a doctor? Or in sales? Or a personal trainer?” I can imagine them reading in their … Continue reading “Kitchen Bars and Common Data Sets”

What are your admission requirements? Part II 

Our last blog was geared toward helping students applying to college keep an open mind about their choices and options, and ensure they have a solid support system around them. I am hopeful students actually read the piece and will take my advice to heart, because the only emails I received afterward were from parents.  … Continue reading “What are your admission requirements? Part II “

What you need to know about Admission Deadlines

Listen to the Q&A about this blog on the College Admission Brief podcast: Apple | Spotify | Spreaker Yes. I understand it’s summer and just hearing the word “deadline” is annoying at best. Congrats on just opening this one up. Yes. I have heard you are supposed to title articles “Top 5 Things…” or “Do’s and … Continue reading “What you need to know about Admission Deadlines”

College Admission: It Depends

Listen to “College Admission: It Depends (Reviewing Admission Predictions From This Year) – Rick Clark” on Spreaker. Traditionally, the work and world of college admission is cyclical. The early fall is about recruiting- hosting students on campus, traveling to high schools, college fairs, and communities to spread the word about your school. While Covid-19 may have disrupted how that … Continue reading “College Admission: It Depends”

Waiting Well in Uncertainty

This week we welcome Senior Admission Counselor Samantha Rose-Sinclair to the blog. Welcome back, Sammy! Listen to “Waiting Well For Decisions-Sammy Rose-Sinclair” on Spreaker. If you applied to colleges for regular decision, it’s been a few long weeks now that you’ve been waiting on your decision. For the many Early Action applicants deferred from schools this … Continue reading “Waiting Well in Uncertainty”