Posts Tagged ‘college admissions’

  • Offers are in but what’s the deal with the waitlist?

    This year has proven once again, that the college admissions process is far from fair and equal, a tough reality for Millennials who’s life has not yet been tainted too much by the unfair nature of big business. And so you may have a sad or grumpy high school senior on your hands.  Here are

    Six Steps to a Successful College Application

    By Jo Leonard Chief Millennial Coach According to my research and discussions with admissions professionals, colleges are looking for leaders and innovators. Of course they are, who isn’t? But if these words seem intimidating to you or your high school student, please read on. I assert that it is not necessary for students to invent

    College loan tracking: Who is responsible?

    By the time Sam got to college he was 18.5. Some parents would say that’s too young to be burdening a young adult with conversations about the cost of college. I say, no, no. In my humble opinion, it’s never too early to start talking to your kid about the cost of things.  Oh sure,

    From Planet Teen to Real World – An ongoing series

    Earlier this year I spent 5 fantastically energetic hours with 50 student leaders at Vestal High School in New York.  The title of the workshop was, “Personal skill building for college and career success.” That’s a big topic in only 5 hours.  They learned about professional decorum, 1st impressions, projecting a positive image in person