Countdown to College – Admissions Tips

Countdown to College – Admissions Tips

Admissions Tips – Some New and Old Reminders The tips below are excerpts from Countdown to College: 21 ‘To Do’ Lists for High School by Valerie Pierce (Reprint by permission from the author.) Much has changed since she first published her suggestions...
Assessing Campus Security

Assessing Campus Security

While your child may be eager to visit colleges to check out the dorms, the study and athletic facilities, the food and the social atmosphere, what shouldn’t be overlooked is the level of security provided on campus. Most high school students would not rate this...
College Admission Rates – A New Discussion

College Admission Rates – A New Discussion

Today’s column by Frank Bruni in the New York Times should make all college bound families pause and think.  Just consider the opening statement “Cementing its standing as the most selective institution of higher education in the country, Stanford...

Call for Greater Transparency by New York Times

We are frequent advocates of better consumer information for students and their families.  As a result we were pleased to read today’s article by fellow parent and New York Times columnist Ron Lieber.  His article Concealing the Calculus of Higher Education is a...

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