Facebook Live Recap: Ask America's College Counselor (5.18.19)

A few times a year, I host a rapid-fire Facebook Live Q&A called Ask America's College Counselor. This gives me an opportunity to answer college admissions questions in real time from parents and students of all class years. In my most recent rapid-fire Q&A, I answered questions on essays, test prep, college lists, and more.

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

  • How do admissions officers view students with dual citizenship?
  • What are some ways that a student can set themselves apart in the college essay?
  • What's the best way to assess your child's chances of admission to a particular school when building a list of reach, match, and safety schools?
  • Will AP Computer Science fulfill a math requirement?
  • What methods of SAT prep have you found to be most beneficial? How much test prep do you recommend?
  • What do you think of The College Board's new "Adversity Score"?
  • Will the SAT report that is seen by the colleges show scores from others at the student's high school?
  • What is the best way to deal with disabilities on the application?
  • What advice do you have for students who are well-prepared, but nervous to take the SAT or ACT?
  • How should a student prep for a college interview?
  • How will the recent scandal alter college admissions for future students?