September 29, 2017

This is Leadership

“There is absolutely no place in our Air Force for racism,” Silveria told the Air Force Times, adding, “I‘ve said it before: the area of dignity and respect is my red line. Let me be clear, it won’t be crossed without significant repercussions.”  says Lt. Gen. Jay B. Silveria, superintendent of the United States Air Force Academy […]

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September 22, 2017

Finding the College That Fits Your Child: Lexington Seminar 9/26

Looking to find the college that best fits your child or to obtain free money?  We will show you how to find schools that are the right fit as we walk you through the admissions process.  Learn about merit money opportunities and what you can do to better your child’s chances of receiving this free money, […]

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September 7, 2017

College Volunteer Helps Save Lives at Suicide Hotline

BY ELYSE NOTARIANNI · SEPTEMBER, 2017 Eight in ten people considering suicide give some sign of their intentions, according to Mental Health America. Some people will make comments like “You’d be better off without me.” Some people abuse substances. Others call a suicide hotline, and if they do, Melissa Bendell might just be on the other side of […]

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August 29, 2017

Studying for the SAT or ACT does Pay!

If you’re wondering whether studying for the ACT or SAT that extra little bit matters, it might – at least when merit money is being considered. Colleges use many factors in determining whether a student will be accepted – geography, gender, strength of curriculum, GPA, race, community service, leadership opportunities. Colleges use these same factors […]

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August 18, 2017

Harvard Admits a Freshman Class and Whites are the Minority

For the first time in its nearly 400-year history, Harvard has admitted a majority nonwhite class, The Boston Globe reported. Official figures released by the college show that the entering class of 2021 is: • 22.2% Asian American  • 14.6% African American • 11.6% Hispanic or Latino  • 2.5% Native American or Pacific Islander  Of the entering freshman class, 50.8% are from […]

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July 31, 2017

College Competition Means New Stress for Today’s Teens

The pressure is on!  To compete in today’s global economy, which includes international students attending North American colleges in record numbers, U.S. teenagers must obtain collegiate degrees now more than ever.  The number of graduating high school seniors is expected to peak in 2017, with over 66% trying to gain admission to an institution of […]

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June 6, 2017

Can Senioritis or Senior Slump be Fatal?

Can senioritis or senior slump be fatal? The answer is YES, at least with regard to college admission decisions. Every year students are unaccepted or put on probation for a significant drop in grades  or for behavior deemed inappropriate. Below is a link to an article about 10 Harvard students who were recently notified they […]

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May 17, 2017

How Can A High School Student Get Into Space?

The biggest challenge high school students have is to dream big.  The biggest challenge parents have is to encourage students to dream big.  Here is a great example of dreaming big. Each student needs to define what dream big means for them.  This student was able to enter space. https://thespacereporter.com/2017/05/nasa-launch-teen-designed-lightest-satellite/

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April 13, 2017

Why a College Student Health Care Proxy?

Often when kids go off to college, we still think of them as just that: kids.  While perhaps still fledgling in many ways as they launch into a year of independent living and academics, chances are they will turn 18 during their freshman year if they haven’t already before college begins.  Reaching 18 may not […]

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March 28, 2017

March Madness is Choosing a College

March is a month for nail-biters – fans on edge with basketball madness and high school seniors anxiously waiting to hear from colleges. Choosing a college is a big decision, one that impacts the next four years of a student’s life and a lot of money, typically $120,000 for an in-state public college or close […]

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