Category Archives: College Admissions

Drumroll…Class of 2019!

Congratulations to College Advisory’s hard-working Class of 2019! Students will be attending American University, Brandeis University, Cal Poly SLO Engineering, Carleton College, Clark Honors College (University of Oregon), Occidental College, Loyola Marymount University, Pomona College, Tufts University, UCLA (2 students), UCSC, … Continue reading

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Results!

“College is a match to be made, not a prize to be won.” College Advisory’s seniors who graduated from high school in 2012 through 2019 were accepted to the colleges and universities listed below. (students enrolled) (students accepted) American University (2) … Continue reading

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What the scandal reveals

A well-written piece on the culture that produced the recent college admissions scandal. “The parents indicted were responding to a changing America, with rage at being robbed of what they believed was rightfully theirs.”

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Moral wages of admissions mania

Just what is all this scheming and obsession with college status teaching our children? From the inimitable Frank Bruni – worth reading! 

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Ethical college consulting

The recent college admissions scandal is NOT what ethical college consulting is about. We do not bribe, cheat, perpetrate frauds, or engage in illegal or immoral behavior to game the college admissions process. Along with the rest of the country, I’m horrified. … Continue reading

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‘Nuff said. READ!!

Colleges not only care that students read, but they also care what students are reading as well as what they have learned from the experience. Here are five excellent reasons students would be wise to make time for reading.

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College admissions: what’s new?

Whether it’s affirmative action or new testing requirements, here are some recent college admission developments to keep an eye on.

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One big lesson? Worry less!

Planning for college? Teens wished they had worried less, sought more advice and spent more time on their college applications. At least that’s what nearly 100,000 members of the Class of 2018 said in this recent survey by Seventeen and … Continue reading

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A shake-up in elite college admissions

Big news from the University of Chicago! The University will no longer require the ACT or SAT scores from U.S. students… “sending a jolt through elite institutions of higher education as it becomes the first top-10 research university to join … Continue reading

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Advice for parents

This article offers great tips for parents when working with a child through the college admissions process. ”While you may be well-meaning, you may be unintentionally inspiring some negative backlash. Each of these behaviors can usually be reined in by … Continue reading

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