The Role of Parents/Caregivers in College Admission

My daughter’s birthday party was last Friday. Long story short, it involved a frenzied and surprisingly competitive neighborhood- wide scavenger hunt, copious amounts of half- eaten pizza slices, a sugar fueled late-night living room dance party, and periodic tween screaming that hit notes any soprano would commend. Good times were had and only one slight … Continue reading “The Role of Parents/Caregivers in College Admission”

How to WIN College Admission

Get out your pen or phone because I’m only going to go through this once. To get into any college in the country, you need to follow these steps exactly. Note: It is important you complete each task in listed order. Failure to include one of these on your application negates the guarantee. Take AP … Continue reading “How to WIN College Admission”

What Are Your Admission Requirements?

Recently, someone asked me what has changed at Georgia Tech since I started in the early 2000s. Almost everything it seems. When I arrived, our undergraduate student body was a little over 11,000—compared to almost 18,000 now. The parking lots that littered the interior of campus have been replaced by green space or pedestrian walkways, … Continue reading “What Are Your Admission Requirements?”

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”

Three (MORE) Messages Parents of High School Students Need to Hear About College Admission

Learn more and listen to Q&A about this blog on the College Admission Brief podcast! Apple | Spotify | Spreaker | Google …and we’re back. As mentioned in Part I, I decided to write these two blogs specifically for my friends, neighbors, and other adults in my life who now have kids in high school … Continue reading “Three (MORE) Messages Parents of High School Students Need to Hear About College Admission”