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Ask the Experts: Essay Coach Victoria Payne

Below is my interview with Victoria Payne of Boxcar Writing Labs. Victoria had some great insights on the essay process and I encourage you to watch all of it. Here are a few quick takeaways: Time management is really important: Start as soon as you can. The Common App prompts are available in spring; most colleges have released their prompts…

About that Facebook Live Event…

My apologies to anyone who tried to access my event on Facebook yesterday. The short story is, the stream went to the wrong place and when you’re in the middle of a live interview there isn’t much you can do to change that! The recording is available here so you can watch it at your convenience. (The part where I…

Ask the Experts Series

I’m starting a Facebook Live series to address a broader range of topics related to college planning and hope you’ll check it out! Starting next Tuesday, May 5, I’ll host a weekly interview with an expert in one of the many areas of college planning. And we will of course include time for your questions. Next week’s guest is Julia…

College Admissions Status Update

NACAC has created a page, here, for high school students to track admissions-related information for colleges, including changes to acceptance or deposit deadlines and availability of campus visits, along with links to the school’s Coronavirus information page. You can of course get this information directly from your school(s) too.