December 14, 2017

Do I Tell People My Test Scores?

The college search and application process begs unavoidable questions – questions from nosy friends, gloating frenemies, adults, even from annoying relatives. What did you get on the PSAT test? What did you get on the SAT/ACT/AP/Subject test? Where are you going to college? You don’t have to answer; you don’t have to discuss it with […]

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December 12, 2017

How The New Tax Plan Could Hurt Graduate Students

The new tax law introduced by the House Republicans could have a negative impact on universities, graduate students and individuals with student loans. The way the current law works, the graduate student receives tuition waivers in exchange for teaching classes or doing research.  The money is paid directly from the university on behalf of the […]

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December 11, 2017

What Does Your PSAT Score Say?

  PSAT scores are being released, and often families have questions about the information provided in the report. To help you better understand your scores, we’ve put together a helpful guide. A full interpretive guide can be downloaded here. Below is some detailed information about the PSAT score report. Your Total Score and Section Scores […]

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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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