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Stay updated and informed with the "High School Counselor Week Newsletter" with articles on:

The Big Picture, College Admission Process, College Visits, SATs & ACTs, Financial Aid...

US News Report: College Degrees are Not Created Equal

U.S News Education: Consider a School's Career Sevices Before Applying

Highlights of the May 25, 2017 Newsletter

  • How Colleges Know What You Can Afford (and the Limits of That Tactic)
  • Starting out at a community collegeseems like a really good idea's not
  • Making the most of a gap year before college

Highlights of the May 18, 2017 Newsletter

  • College board and Zukerberg joins "Manhatten Project" of academic motivation
  • Even if you were left without a spot for next fall, there are still options
  • The Hidden Costs of Differential Tuition

Highlights of the May 11, 2017 Newsletter

  • When Parens Need to Say to a Teens College choices
  • Note to Former Self: You're Way Too Young For College
  • Free Khan Academy SAT tutorial boost scores study finds
  • How to Do Fafsa Right
  • NY free-tuition enrollment may start next month

Highlights of the May 4, 2017 Newsletter

  • Under pressure to contain tuition, colleges scramble for other revenue
  • College Advice For Seniors Still Looking In May
  • College Admissions:5 Questions to Ask Career Services
  • I graduated from Harvard & MIT-here are 7 things juniors can do now to get a leg up on college applications
  • Four steps to figure out what College Decision Day means for your college loans
  • These Four Websites Can Help Round Out College Visits

Highlights of the April 27, 2017 Newsletter

  • Advice for graduating high school Seniors: Don't romanticize college
  • Choosing between Brand Name College and Low-Cost Public Colleges
  • 5 ways to make college more affordable

Highlights of the April 20, 2017 Newsletter

  • Could Your College Acceptance Really Be Recinded?
  • A former Ivy League admissions officer explains how students can stand out in a sea of excellent grades
  • The Common App introduces the new features for 2017-18
  • College Decision Involves Head, Heart & Wallet

Highlights of the April 13, 2017 Newsletter

  • Why do colleges still give preference to children of alumni?
  • How to get into an Ivy League school- by someone who got in
  • 'Parachute' Job Hunting Manual Can Help With The College Process

Highlights of the April 6, 2017 Newsletter

  • What Is an Elite College Really Worth
  • A New Look At The Lasting Consequences of Student Debt
  • Students selecting a college increasingly consider long-term job prospects, debt

Highlights of the March 30, 2017 Newsletter

  • Why Elite Colleges aren't Always the Answer
  • College Admission: How to Keep From Choosing The Wrong college
  • FASFA Changes Impacting Students And Parents

Highlights of the March 23, 2017 Newsletter

  • Weighing college choice? Here are three factors to consider
  • Make the most of your summer with academic options
  • Community Colleges Are Not the Minor League

Highlights of the March 16, 2017 Newsletter

  • 6 Ways Proximity to Home Affects Your College Experience
  • Avoid common college application mistakes with these tips
  • Why You Shouldn't Wait Until High School to Begin Your College Application

Highlights of the March 9, 2017 Newsletter

  • Rankings not olny factor in choosing a college
  • 6 Reasons to Keep Earning A's Even After You've Been Admitted

Highlights of the March 2, 2017 Newsletter

  • College Advice: How I Read An Application
  • Tips on college freshman admissions from a freshman
  • 4 Things I Would've Done DifferentlyDuring My College Search
  • Technical skills give job seekers a leg up
  • A quick parent guide to getting a video for a highlight film (athletic)

Highlights of the February 23, 2017 Newsletter

  • Honor Colleges in the Carolinas can offer an 'Ivy' experience
  • How to navigate college admissions process ("Start early" freshman year)
  • A successful college search begins with the right questions
  • College financial aid awards and scholarships- getting your best offer

Highlights of the February 16, 2017 Newsletter

  • What is a Research Unicversity?
  • Find the Right College as an Average Student
  • College Consortia: A Cooperative Model That Offers Students Greater Value
  • Do Colleges Look at Social Media Accounts?
  • 5 Things to Know About College Financial Aid and Spending
  • New Timing for Applying for College Aid (FAFSA) Offers Opportunities and Pitfalls

Highlights of the February 9, 2017 Newsletter

  • Is a two-year college sometimes the best path to a four-year degree?

Highlights of the February 2, 2017 Newsletter

  • Starting The College Process: How to Choose the School that's Right for You

Highlights of the January 26, 2017 Newsletter

  • 7 Myths About Religiously Affiliated colleges You Shouldn't Believe
  • The Admissions Game: Analyze Your PSAT

Highlights of the January 19, 2017 Newsletter

  • 8 Things Juniors Should Be Doing Right Now to Get into their Dream College
  • College Admission 101: 5 Strategies for Parents to Survive the Admission Process
  • Too rich to get college aid for your kid, but too poor o pay out of pocket? Here's what to do.

Highlights of the January 12, 2017 Newsletter

Highlights of the January 5, 2017 Newsletter

Highlights of the December 22, 2016 Newsletter

  • 5 Myths About State Schools You Shouldn't Believe

Highlights of the December 15, 2016 Newsletter

  • Will changes in online college applications help students chase their American dream?
  • College Admissions: Is a Big-City School Right for You?

Highlights of the December 8, 2016 Newsletter

  • 5 Fast Starts To A Great Essay

Highlights of the December 1, 2016 Newsletter

Highlights of the November 17, 2016 Newsletter

Highlights of the November 10, 2016 Newsletter

Highlights of the November 3, 2016 Newsletter


Highlights of the October 27, 2016 Newsletter

  • 3 Facts About Aid, Tuition for Out-of-State Students
  • Procrastination – Avoid it

Highlights of the October 20, 2016 Newsletter

  • Pay Attention To Admission Histories When Making College Application Plans
  • Top 10 things colleges value in high school applicants
  • 4 Secrets Colleges Don’t Want You to Know That Could Save You Thousands on Tuition