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A Frightening New Trend: Colleges Pressuring Students Into Applying Early

Beware! Scary admissions officers are on the loose. Don't answer your phones. Don't open those[...]

First Quarter Grades: Do They Matter for Early Decision and Early Action?

Back in the day when I was an entry level admissions officer at the University of Pennsylvania,[...]

There's Still Time to Shine (Even for High School Seniors)

This week, I am bracing myself for three parent-teacher conferences. Don't get me wrong, my kids[...]

High School Seniors, I Know How You Feel Right Now

For the first time in many years, I won't be hosting our annual, neighborhood Halloween party. I[...]

The Key to Getting Into College? Apply Early

I've never been a gambler when it comes to taking chances about my future. When I am working[...]

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