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Facebook Live Recap: Ask America's College Counselor (11.23.20)

During my November session of Ask America's College Counselor, I covered questions about standardized tests, applying Regular Decision, college interviews, and more!

I also made the exciting announcement that my book, SOUNDBITE: The Admissions Secret that Gets You Into College and Beyond, is now available for pre-order!

In case you missed it, keep reading for a list of some of the questions I answered and to watch the full video.

  • Are admissions videos worth making?
  • How much should the class of 2022 worry about SAT Subject Tests?
  • Is there any benefit to applying before the Regular Decision deadline?
  • If my SAT score is just within the average range should I send it?
  • What are the advantages of doing Early Action compared to Regular Decision?
  • Is it okay for my son to ask one of his sophomore year teachers to write his letter of recommendation? Also, does it matter if the subject matches the intended major?
  • Is it true that multiple applicants from the same high school are compared to each other?
  • My students are applying right now for rolling admission. Are they late in the game ?
  • Is a student's disability taken into consideration when applying? Or is it better not to indicate the disability during the application process?
  • What if your high school does not give AP exams? Do the advance classes count the same?
  • What can my high school sophomore do for extracurricular activities during these COVID-19 restrictions?
  • Do you have tips to share for admission interviews?