November checklist

The Ultimate Sophomore Checklist

High school years are just as stressful for the parent as it is for the teen! Making sure your teen is on the right path to not only excel in…

After the Last Bell: Why your Child’s After School Activities Matter

September is in full swing and hopefully, by now your child is settled into the best routine to help him or her have a great academic year. For high school…

class of 2019

Juniors (Class of 2019), you’re up!

While everyone thinks that the fall is all about seniors and what they have to do for the college process, juniors are now officially on the clock. In ten months,…

Tracking your application is necessary and simple to do online.

Seniors Parents Read This! — Senior Checklist Part 1 – Early September

If you are the parent of a senior in high school, there’s a good chance that you’re sweating. There’s a lot to do and there’s a lot of stress.  …

How High School Seniors Can Demonstrate Interest

How High School Seniors Can Demonstrate Interest

The 2017 school year is here. Or will be here in mere weeks. For students and parents who part of the class of 2018, the time is now to schedule…

why this college essay

The “Why This College” Essay is More Important Than the Personal Statement

Across to country, many seniors are realizing that the college application process is real and upon them. It’s a terrifying and exciting time to be in the 12th grade. As…

3 Reasons How and Why Seniors Should Visit Colleges in the Next 60 Days

Seniors (and their parents) are starting to feel the pressure. Decisions have to be made and schools need to be applied to. Within the next 60 days, there’s a good…

Parents do not do this

The Do’s and Don’ts for Parents and the College Admissions Process

  I love my children dearly. As a father of four, there are only a few things I would not do for them to ensure their happiness. Would I choose…

What You Can Do While the Common App is Down

For seniors (or parents) who are trying to log into the Common Application account this week, I’m sure by now you’ve realized that you can’t.  The Common App is taking…

Why Applying Early to Colleges is Essential

Why Applying Early to Colleges is Essential

  In less than six weeks, colleges will begin accepting applications from the class of 2018. In fact, a few schools — U of Alabama, Wake Forest — begin accepting…