Summer: The Perfect Time to Dive Into the College Application Process


In addition to taking a break from school and ideally doing something of value in an area of interest, the summer can be an outstanding time to dive into the college application process.  Even just working an hour or two a week can make a big difference in the overall process and workload.  Here are a few tips on how to make the most of those summer months in order to ease your stress during the Fall of your senior year: Aim to walk into summer with a “working final” college list of 8-12 schools. While your list doesn’t necessarily have [...]

Summer: The Perfect Time to Dive Into the College Application Process2022-04-20T13:21:14-07:00

Tools for Simplifying College Research!


by Jacqueline Schaefgen There are so many websites, search engines, and apps available these days to access college information that it can be overwhelming ! Here are a few that are comprehensive and easy to use!  College Hunch - this mobile app is one our new favorites! It has easy to use search and filter functions (including location map-based college searches) and all relevant school-specific admissions, cost, and general data at your fingertips; you can even save notes and ‘favorites’, compare schools on the fly, and export info to a spreadsheet or printer.  And it’s free!  Download for your Apple or [...]

Tools for Simplifying College Research!2022-03-04T18:55:24-08:00

Bring on Summer


by Counselor Jacquie There’s nothing like that feeling of finishing up the last final exam and knowing that school’s… out… for… summer!  For many teens, summer brings relief from busy structured days and stress of school, which many teens balance with extracurricular activities and part time jobs.  But ask any high schooler if they want to be bored and the answer is typically a resounding no!   The great thing about being in high school is that you can take an active role in deciding how to spend your summer time in ways that can help you on your college planning [...]

Bring on Summer2022-02-04T11:37:21-08:00
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