Category Archives: Admissions Requirements

Preparing for Your College Tours

Visiting a school is really a 2-way street. It does send a message to a college that you are interested. It also gives you a chance to visualize being a student on that campus. Time and again I am surprised … Continue reading

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THE NEW 2016 SAT AND HOW IT AFFECTS VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS STUDENTS

Changes are coming to the SAT in 2016! The redesigned SAT will debut in March 2016 and will affect the class of 2017 and beyond. I have asked my colleague Patrick Hennes to break down the changes so that students … Continue reading

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The College Waitlist: rational advice on what to do next

I know that there have been many articles written about the limbo of being placed on a waitlist. Trying to figure out who gets admitted off the waitlist, how colleges prioritize those candidates and what if anything can be done … Continue reading

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Why should students submit the Arts Supplement?

Musicians, actors, dancers and visual artists who do not plan to major in the arts should consider completing the Arts Supplement.  Students who have devoted multiple years and countless hours to the pursuit of their artistic passion need to communicate … Continue reading

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Portfolio Workshop for High School Sophomores and Juniors

There are many things that high school juniors can do to make the college application process less stressful. Visit colleges, attend a pre-college program and of course, work on their portfolios. I have a created a workshop that will provide … Continue reading

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Junior year is over, now start those college admission essays!

Are you tired of all of the statistics you have been hearing? Average GPA? Average test score? In my mind there is nothing “average” about the college selection process. Part of finding the right fit at a particular school is … Continue reading

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What college admissions officers are really looking for . . .

Now that got your attention, didn’t it? Thought you were finally going to Google that ultimate checklist of what to do to make sure you get in? I am here to give you another sort of checklist. How about: How … Continue reading

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