Is Privilege a New Bias in College Admissions?

Privilege is a dirty word these days but a reality for a lot of us. After the admissions scandal[...]

College Admissions Inspiration from an Unlikely Source..."Hamilton" the Musical

Last week, I took my 13-year old daughter, Sophie, to see the Broadway musical, "Hamilton." For[...]

Navigating Food Allergies and the College Admissions Process

I am not alone. I am one of the millions of Americans living with a food allergy. It affects[...]

Never Underestimate the Importance of Supplemental Essays

This week I will be giving a special hour-long lesson to my Application Nation - Class of 2020[...]

Why Admissions Officers Are Impressed When Students Have Jobs

A few weeks ago, I recruited some high school students for my latest photo shoot. They attend[...]

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