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Monthly Archive for January, 2012

: January, 2012

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Growing Number of Application Essays

I just read an article titled “College essays are getting ridiculous”.  The author goes on to give two college essay prompts that I instantly recognized, having helped some of my students this year
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For-Profit Colleges

I have recently read two interesting new stories that discuss for-profit colleges.  For-profit colleges, also called proprietary colleges, operate like a business. The first article took me by
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Early Decision–No Longer Just For The Elite

Early Decision is a system in which high school seniors apply before traditional deadlines, typically in early November, to one and only one college. The answer arrives from the college in mid
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Financial Aid- Time to Fill out the Forms

As an Independent Educational Consultant, I help students through the maze that college admissions has become. I assist families with pretty much every part of the process with just a few exceptions.
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U Conn ranked #30 in Best Value in Public Colleges

I heard on both local television and radio news that Kiplinger has rated the University of Connecticut #30 of their “100 Best Values in Public Colleges 2012” rankings. I searched their site and found