10 Colleges with Unique Learning Opportunities during January

10 Colleges with Unique Learning Opportunities during January

In my recent talk with students in Kigali, Rwanda, they had a lot of questions about the unique features of American colleges and universities. Students were familiar with the brand-name colleges and a few colleges that had visited their school. Beyond that, they were...
Why  Add Princeton to  Your College List

Why Add Princeton to Your College List

It’s graduation time and definitely the most rewarding time of year in my practice! This year, I’m attending a college graduation of a former client. Attending his graduation from college is particularly meaningful because he was in my first class of high...

Where you can Go to College for FREE . . . Study Abroad

Lately, I’ve had several conversations with parents who are seeking ways to further reduce the cost of their college investment. An alternative to the high cost of tuition for US colleges is attending college in another country. Here are 7 countries to consider:...

What does “College Fit” mean?

During a recent talk to high schools, Peter V. Johnson, Dean of Undergraduate Admissions at Columbia University stated elegantly: “We do not admit statistics to an institution. We admit people to an educational community.” His statement defines college fit...
What Parents need to know about Advanced Placement (AP): Part 2

What Parents need to know about Advanced Placement (AP): Part 2

This posting is the second of a three part series on What parents need to know about Advanced Placement (AP). . . but didn’t know to ask! In last week’s posting, we addressed the #3 Most common response about AP. Now, for this week, we provide 2 tips to address...