How to Begin the College Search Process

By |2017-04-13T18:01:41+00:00March, 1, 2016|College Degrees, College Preparation, College Research, College Visits, Financial Aid, Scholarships|

  As spring approaches, many high school juniors and their parents are beginning to feel the impending pressure of college, if they haven’t been feeling it already.  For those who are just beginning their college search, the prospect may seem overwhelming.  With more than 4,700 colleges in the United States [...]

Maximizing Your Time at a College Fair

By |2017-04-13T18:01:42+00:00August, 19, 2014|College Preparation, College Research, College Visits|

The start of school marks the arrival of another important fall ritual: college fairs, which are gatherings of representatives from colleges.  Typically, the representatives will have tables on which they’ll display brochures and materials from the college.  Some fairs are limited to local or in-state colleges, while others include schools [...]

Chapman University: “Continue Your Education and Start Your Career”

By |2017-04-13T18:01:51+00:00May, 1, 2014|College Research, College Visits|

 At the beginning of my tour at Chapman University, the student tour guide said, "This is a place where you not only can continue your education, you can start your career."   Throughout the tour, the guide gave examples of how Chapman students are able to do just that -- through internships, [...]

University of Denver’s Learning Effectiveness Program

By |2017-04-13T18:01:59+00:00February, 12, 2014|College Admissions, College Research, College Visits|

Do you have a learning disability, ADHD, and/or learning differences?  Do you feel that you will need extra support to succeed in college?  If so, you should consider the University of Denver (DU). I recently had the opportunity to meet with the director of DU's Learning Effectiveness Program, or LEP.  The [...]

The College Search Process — Webinar Recording

By |2017-04-13T18:02:00+00:00February, 5, 2014|College Admissions, College Applications, College Preparation, College Research, College Visits, Financial Aid|

As explained in my January 17 blog post, I recently conducted a webinar on the college search process.  The topics I covered included the following: myths vs. realities in the college admissions process factors students should consider in their college search finding a college that’s a “good fit” what colleges look for [...]

Upcoming Webinar on the College Search Process

By |2017-04-13T18:02:02+00:00January, 17, 2014|College Admissions, College Applications, College Preparation, College Research, College Visits|

On Thursday, January 23, at 11:00 a.m Mountain Time, I'll be conducting a webinar on how to begin the college search process.  Topics will include: myths vs. realities in the college admissions process factors students should consider in their college search finding a college that's a "good fit" what colleges [...]

California Dreamin’ at Loyola Marymount University

By |2017-04-13T18:02:08+00:00December, 6, 2013|College Research, College Visits|

As the Mamas and the Papas song goes, "California dreamin'...on such a winter's day."  Here in Denver, the last few days' temperatures have featured highs in the teens and lows below zero.  So, I am, indeed, dreaming of California, and it seems like an appropriate time to recount my September visit to [...]