The Importance of Demonstrated Interest

By |2020-08-24T15:52:26+00:00September, 5, 2018|College Admissions, College Applications, College Preparation|

In talking with students and parents, one of the most frequent questions I am asked is, "What can I/my child to do improve my/my child's chances of admission?"  Sometimes people ask this in regard to a particular college, and other times they ask about getting into college in general. Of [...]

Upcoming College Fairs

By |2020-08-24T15:52:31+00:00August, 29, 2017|College Admissions, College Research|

Just as the fall is a popular time for college admissions officers to visit high schools, it's also when most college fairs are held.  In the next couple months, there will be several fairs in the Denver area.  Click the links below to learn more about each fair, including which [...]

The College Fairs Are Coming!

By |2020-08-24T15:52:33+00:00September, 6, 2016|College Admissions, College Research|

Apparently, Paul Revere never actually uttered the famous words, "The British are coming!"  Yet, in the spirit of that misquote, the college fairs are, indeed, coming to Denver (and probably to your city, if you live elsewhere).  Fall is a popular time for college fairs, and below is information about and [...]

Maximizing Your Time at a College Fair

By |2020-08-24T15:52:35+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 [...]

Radio Interview About College Fairs

By |2020-08-24T15:52:35+00:00August, 11, 2014|College Preparation, College Research|

On August 9, a Denver radio station interviewed me about college fairs, paying for college, and the college admissions process. A podcast of the interview is available on the station's website.  To access the podcast, scroll down to August 9, 2014, hour 1.  The segment starts around 4:15 (4 minutes, 15 seconds).  

Denver Area College Fairs

By |2020-08-24T15:52:41+00:00September, 30, 2013|College Admissions, College Research|

In the next few weeks, there will be several college fairs in the Denver area.  These fairs are a great opportunity for students and parents to gather information about a variety of colleges and to talk with admissions officers.  Fairs also give students a chance to demonstrate interest in colleges -- something that [...]

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