Relevant Articles

Here are some great articles about the college admission process, social media and how tos for college essays and teacher recommendations:

How Not To Be A Snow Plow Parent, New York Times March 19, 2019

Dangerous Apps for Kids, Educateempowerkids.org

Mayo Clinic: What Parents Need to Know About Teen Suicide

Harvard Withdraws Acceptances of 10 Students Due to Offensive Social Media Group Chat, Washington Post June 5, 2017

Common App Changes for 2017-18 School Year, Washington Post April 13, 2017

College Prep Time Line, One mom's timeline for high school.

How Your Social Media Behavior Can Affect Your College Admissions

The Truth About Senior Year of High School: What to Expect and How to Deal, Huffington Post - Aug 27, 2014


As the college Class of 2019 gears up for their last year of high school, there are a lot of emotions and uncertainties about what the next year -- and the four years after that -- will bring.....

How To Use a Brag Sheet for Teacher Recommendations

The Prospect - Jun 23, 2014


With the college application season looming for you rising high school seniors, many different things may be on your mind. While you might already be drafting your Common App essays, one item often forgotten is the recommendation letter your teachers will write for you...

7 Things Your College Counselor Won’t Tell You


GoLocalProv College Admissions - Jun 23, 2014
Summer is a popular time for rising juniors and seniors to visit college campuses. With early action and early decision deadlines looming just around the corner, here are seven crucial things you should know about college admissions that you may not hear from your guidance counselor...

It’s time for rising seniors to think about college essays
Charlotte Observer - Jun 23, 2014


Summer is a great time to ponder deep thoughts, and right now rising seniors should be pondering their college essays. The essay is a student’s best opportunity to set themselves apart in the college application..