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 […]

How to Survive College App Season

College applications can feel like a real killer, but we’re here to help you navigate this beast of a task with a clear plan. You can make it, and you will! Follow these quick steps and you’ll be done with your apps in no time! Decide college list The first step to organizing your apps […]

So You’re Starting Your College Apps in November

So you are starting your college applications in November?  Never fear, here’s the list of exactly what you need to do to achieve that goal.  You can do this; no worries.  You’ll need to be focused, so let’s get started.   1.  Determine your list of schools Make sure you have 2 Safety schools (you know you can get in), […]

An Overview of a College Application

By: Susanna Cerasuolo, M.Ed.   Organizing college apps can be confusing, and often students just want to know what a college application consists of.  Here is a clear breakdown of what goes into one college app:   1. Application This might be a Common Application (which 488 colleges use) or the college’s own app.  Check […]

Social Media and Your College Applications [VIDEO]

  If you’re the type of kid who doesn’t think twice before uploading that picture of you mooning your little sister, it’s time to think twice. The world is growing increasingly small with the advent of new technologies and more specifically, social media. The online world is more easily accessible than you may think. Even […]

College Applications: Your Senior Year Timeline

By: Susanna Cerasuolo, M.Ed.   Seniors and Parents, applying to college can seem overwhelming.  If your head is spinning with words like Common App, non-Common App, test scores, transcripts and interviews, you are not alone.  But don’t worry; it’s actually not that bad, once it’s laid out clearly.  So here are the things you absolutely […]