AP Tests and AP Scores in the Time of Corona

By Susanna de Chenonceau, M.Ed. April 7, 2020 Hello students and parents! I hope that you are all staying safe and well during these unique times. Instead of cancelling or postponing the AP exams this year, the CollegeBoard has reduced the exam length, made them available only online, and postponed them by a week. AP […]

Pieces of a College Application [VIDEO]

  The pieces of a college app can be difficult to decipher and hard to keep track of. Now that the school year has begun, it’s time for Seniors to begin sorting them out. Susanna is here to help with today’s video on the different parts of a college application and what they mean. For more advice […]

Avoidable College Application Mistakes

 By: Susanna Cerasuolo, M.Ed.   Seniors, as you navigate your college applications this Fall, be sure to avoid some of these common mistakes:   1. Writing “See attached” in Activities section of common app Fill out this section, even if you upload your activities resume in the Additional Info section on the Writing page of […]

20 Things You Didn’t Know About College Admissions

By: Susanna Cerasuolo, M.Ed.   1. A UCLA study shows that 76% of students get into their first choice college.   2. Colleges pay the Common Application $4 per every application they receive.   3. Lots of kids who don’t need financial aid get it.  State schools give 50-55% of financial aid to attract affluent out […]