Happy New Year – January 2021 Newsletter

Early Applications UP

Trinity College
Trinity College, Connecticut

The Class of 2021 has already begun receiving their college admission decisions (and scholarship offers!).  What we’ve learned so far is that applications to highly selective colleges are UP UP UP.  What’s the lesson here, if you have a 10th or 11th grader?  START EARLY.  More on why, here.

Early results from Magellan’s 110 senior clients:

  • 78 students have offers of admission
  • from 98 different universities
  • and $8.9 million in scholarship offers!

Parents:  see below for info on our upcoming free “College Admissions Chat” webinar on Sunday, 1/10.

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Parent Corner

“College Admissions Chat”

Sunday, January 10, 1 pm pst

Join Certified Educational Planner Evelyn Jerome-Alexander for a deep dive into how the college admission process works, and what you can be doing now.  This webinar is open to parents of 9th, 10th and 11th grade students.

Click here to register

Host A Virtual “College Info” Seminar For Friends

Are your friends starting to think about (read: get anxious about!) college?  You can host a private virtual college admissions information seminar for your friends or fellow “pandemic pod” parents!  We can tailor our presentation for parents of 8th, 9th, 10th or 11th grade students.

We do not charge for presentations.


With most high schools online/virtual through the spring, students may have less access to their school counselor than usual.

Our team of trained, professional counselors provide personalized guidance to make the college application process more organized and less stressful for high school students and their families.  Get in touch – our initial phone call is free!


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