Parents: Help Your Kids Prepare for the Transition to College

By |2020-08-24T15:52:24+00:00August, 28, 2019|College Preparation, Transitioning to College|

Clothes and belongings have been packed.  Cars have been loaded up or suitcases have been checked.  Bed Bath and Beyond items have been ordered for pickup in cities and towns across America.  You know what this means: members of the high school class of 2019 have headed off to college.  [...]

Upcoming Workshops from Discovery College Consulting

By |2020-08-24T15:52:32+00:00February, 22, 2017|College Admissions, College Applications, College Research, College Visits|

In March, Discovery College Consulting will be offering a free workshop in Denver and will be leading a seminar in Longmont. See below for details and registration information. Maximizing Your Chances for College Admission Are you concerned about the competitiveness of college admissions?  Wondering how you can stand out among [...]

Upcoming Webinar on the College Search Process

By |2020-08-24T15:52:37+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 [...]

Seniors: Make the Most of Your Last Semester of High School

By |2020-08-24T15:52:37+00:00January, 15, 2014|College Admissions, College Preparation|

In a recent USA Today article, college students and education professionals offered advice to high school seniors on how to spend their final semester of high school.  One piece of advice, which I've given to countless students over the years, is this: don't slack off, because colleges can change their admissions decisions. That's [...]

The Best Holiday Gifts You Can Give

By |2020-08-24T15:52:38+00:00December, 19, 2013|College Admissions, College Applications, College Preparation|

Across the country, students (and maybe parents, too) are counting the days/hours until winter break.  Many seniors are finishing final exams while at the same time receiving decisions from colleges to which they applied early. Some families will be exchanging gifts in the coming week, while others already have done so.  [...]

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