Frequently Asked Questions

The process of applying to college, searching for your first job, or switching careers in your 20’s and 30’s can be stressful, time consuming and costly if not done thoughtfully. Parents, students, graduates and young professionals walk into my office with dozens of questions and concerns that all appear to be causing stress.

Our goal is to clear out the easy questions and get to the tough ones, so that time and money can be spent efficiently and strategically. Below are some questions that may resonate with your own.

Click on the answer and it will take you to a simple answer or a more nuanced and thoughtful article on the subject. It is our intention to help you prioritize what is important to focus on and not to waste time, effort and emotion on the areas that are not.

Question How can I motivate my high school student to work harder so she can get into a good college? Answer

Question When is it too early to talk to my son about careers because mine has no direction? Answer

Question How do we set about making sure we receive as many offers and as much financial assistance as possible? Answer

Question What makes a good college application essay? Answer

Question Why should I hire a college coach? And what should I look for? Answer

Question How can I give my child job search and career advice because they don’t want to listen to me? Answer

Question How do I use my own network of professionals to help my daughter find her first job after college? Answer

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