• The Summer Like No Other

    In a typical year, by the end of April I would be deep in conversations with sophomores and juniors about the summer programs where they had submitted applications, the jobs they had lined up for […]

  • A Message to Juniors

    The impact of Coronavirus/Covid-19 is being felt everywhere and by everyone — including high school juniors —who are seeing disruptions to their way of life and their college searches. Out of school, distanced from friends, […]

  • College Counseling Glossary

    Click here for access to the updated 2020 Glossary of College Counseling Terms

  • College Admissions Update: You’re in. Now what?

    Applications are finished. Filed. Submitted. Read and reviewed. The decisions are in. Now what do you do? If you have been admitted to multiple schools, March and April are the time to make decisions so […]

  • Simplifying the Process

    Applying to college can certainly be stressful, but it doesn’t need to be. Instead, it can be exciting, inspiring and one more thing that you learn to do — and do well. Your job as […]

  • What to Learn Over Summer Vacation

    What to Learn Over Summer Vacation Most students — and families — focus on the learning that takes place in the classroom. And maybe they should, since classroom grades are the ones that end up […]

  • Making the Most of Your UC Application

    Last year, more than 221,000 students applied for admission to the University of California. Proper preparation and solid research can increase students’ chance of being admitted. The Application: The University of California (UC) system-wide 2018-19 […]

  • May 2017 Interview on LA18 Television

    Many high school seniors have submitted their SIRs (Statements of Intent to Register) and committed to a college. How can they make the most of this summer break to prepare for college? LA 18 Korean […]

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