Even as I type this title I struggle, the cost of college has risen so dramatically and feels like a financial stretch for all but the wealthiest among us. In my years of working with families, I have the unfortunate role of being the bearer of bad news: college is much more expensive than most … Continue reading Financial Fit Colleges
I have spent most of this decade with teenagers. As a tutor, coach, admissions counselor, athletic parent, volunteer, and all my other various roles not a day has gone by without me being with teenagers. I have learned a lot over these years about teenagers. My single best piece of advice for getting into college … Continue reading Be Who You Are
Every year I work with over a hundred optimistic and frightened teenagers as they prepare for their college entrance exams and make plans to apply to the “college of their dreams.” These students often seem to feel the weight of the world on their shoulders and far too much pressure to get into a “good … Continue reading Is “Prestige” Worth the Cost?
Well 2021 is here and I realize I have been coaching students for over a decade now! When people asked me as a child what I wanted to be when I grew up – I never would have predicted a standardized test and study skills tutor, I don’t even think college admissions counselors existed back … Continue reading Reflections on a Decade of Work