Learning Which School District Makes the Grade

Being accepted by the college you most covet begins long before all the lists, visits, essays, and applications.   It starts with your school district, and the choices and opportunities that your student is afforded.   But how do you... Read more »

Road to College: Learning to Make the Most of Summer

With summer upon us, parents and students should take time to assess their approach to new learning challenges, including the sudden shift to online learning and the cancellation or modification of standardized tests.   The best way for students to remain on track for the upcoming school year is by identifying and... Read more »

Road to College: Emerging Issues in Education & How Your Student Can Adapt

One year since starting this column, we find ourselves facing much different circumstances. The road to college remains an ever-changing journey, but much remains constant at the core. In maintaining focus on... Read more »

Getting Schooled During the Crisis

As we navigate this unprecedented time, it can be difficult to know how to proceed with the college process. This is a critical time for students of all grade levels, whether they... Read more »

Prepare for Online Learning During the Coronavirus Outbreak: Three Tips to Navigate

As schools and universities, along with places of work, close for short or longer term durations, online communication and learning is going to be a critical tool. Whether using Zoom™, Skype™, or... Read more »

The Road to College: College Application Decisions & Course Selection

As we enter March, there are many things to consider as we continue down the road to college. While the end of that road may finally be in sight for those who... Read more »

Road to College: Guide to 2020 

On the road to college, we use milestones to determine what we have accomplished, and what is to come. As we round the new year into February, parents and students can think... Read more »

Road to College: Holiday Edition 

On the Road to College, we must occasionally take stock of what we have, appreciate who we are with, and look back with pride on what we have accomplished as educators, parents,... Read more »

The Road to College – Application Deadline Tips for Success 

On the Road to College, one significant waypoint is the college application deadline, or should I say, the many deadlines. Students now must contend with 6 different deadlines: Early Action, Restrictive Early Action, Early... Read more »

Road to College: Managing Stress for Parents and Students

On the Road to College, one of the issues that affects students and parents alike is stress. Parents look into the unknown, concurrently feeling optimistic and anxious about what is to come. Students view the future with excitement and... Read more »