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2021: The Year of Merit Scholarships

The wheeling and dealing has already begun. Colleges that use merit scholarships are actively[...]

The Many Contradictions in College Admissions

A few days ago, I was going back and forth with a parent in my Application Nation - Class of 2022

The Pitfalls of the Brag Sheet (and How to Avoid Them)

It is that time of year when some high schools begin to encourage their juniors to ask teachers[...]

Facebook Live Recap: Ask America's College Counselor (2.25.21)

For my February session of Ask America's College Counselor, I answered questions on college[...]

What Do the Recent Attacks Against Asians Have to Do with College Admissions? Everything

Over the last few weeks, I have watched in horror as innocent Asians and Asian Americans have[...]

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