College Financial Aid

College financial aid is a complicated issue, and it seems like there’s almost too much information out there, making it difficult to figure out what applies to your family’s situation.  We’ve curated some resources here to try to simplify the issues, and so you can have a number of resources related to college financial aid … Read more

The College Search Process – What Parents Need to Know

College Search Process

The college search process can be confusing, can’t it? As a college counselor, I’ve answered many questions from parents who wonder how they their high school child can get into a “good” college. You might worry whether your child has the right activities or honors classes. Planning for college doesn’t have to be a mystery! Tier One … Read more

College Admissions Expert Questions and Answers

College Admissions Expert Questions and Answers

College applications seem mysterious. Have you found yourself wondering when your teen needs to start their college applications? Or how to come up with a good college essay topic? Or how to choose the right college? Many students and parents wonder about these questions and more. Varsity Tutors Blog interviewed me about my best college … Read more

When to Search for a College: A College Counselor’s Advice

When To Search For A College

Parents, when will you start searching for colleges for your high school aged child? I hope the answer is before their senior year.  Waiting until the last minute is common when applying to college – and it’s a mistake!  Some schools receive applications just minutes before their deadlines.  And they can tell when students submit … Read more

Surviving the College Application Process

Surviving The College Application

High school can be stressful. Parents, you feel the stress too, especially when your high school aged child is applying to college. The college search and college application processes are some of the most stressful times in a student’s academic life. Are you afraid you won’t survive the college application process? Let’s face it: looking … Read more

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