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”

The Two Most Important Letters in College Admission

I loved watching Family Feud when I was a kid. The need to think quickly on the first showdown, the spontaneous family dynamics, and playing along at home with anyone who would join me. Over its 40+ year history, guests and gimmicks and hosts and networks have changed, and there have been some dark, quiet … Continue reading “The Two Most Important Letters in College Admission”

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”