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There are many exciting and wonderful aspects about a student's junior year in high school.  But, what tends to creep into student minds from Day One, is that he is not just a junior, he is now a Rising Senior.  The idea of senior year being just a year away opens the...

Tiffany Kolb, College Counselor, reflects on what it is like to be a college counselor and help a student choose a college and go through the process, when she is your own daughter. It's personal.

Tiffany Kolb, College and Career Counselor, advises students on ACT and SAT options, as well as test-optional colleges, for students who are unhappy with standardized test scores.

Diversity is an important factor to consider when choosing a college. Some students want to be surrounded by peers who belong to the same ethnic group, while others prefer a diversity.

Smaller college may allow for greater interaction between professor and student, while choosing a larger school can mean more advanced labs and technology.

Is your high school student considering a gap year? Mine is! Read my post about our visit to the Gap Year Fair and some tips about how to begin narrowing down your options.

Choosing a college is a very important decision, and the college selection and admissions process can be stressful and complicated. Many families are looking to independent college consultants to assist with the process.  In fact, in the 2015 high school class, 26% of...

Tiffany Kolb, Independent Education Consultant, recommends students apply to five colleges in the college search. Students should have researched or visited these universities. Students should have a well-balanced list of likely, target and reach schools.

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Understanding academic pressure when college shopping

October 23, 2018

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