Author Archives: Dana Fulton

4 reasons your high school senior should take AP/CLEP tests

With all the testing done in the schools today, not to mention the ACT/SATs, your high school student may feel a little over-tested. With that in mind, should you encourage them to take the AP or CLEP test as well? … Continue reading

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Accepted! Now what do you do?

If you have applied for early acceptance to college and gotten in, congratulations! It is a great way to lock in the school you’re certain about. So what happens next? Now, you can start planning for the year ahead: Accept … Continue reading

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College application time: encouraging your student to look at many options

Students may start their college search with a set of preconceived ideas. They may have their heart set on a prestigious college, or they may simply want to attend the nearby school where their friends are headed. Neither choice is … Continue reading

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Send out recommendation thank yous

This fall was likely full of tests, applications, and essays of all sorts. And that doesn’t even cover your school-work. College and scholarship applications not only took up a lot of your time, however: there were all of those recommendations … Continue reading

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Get your students ready for college acceptances

Early acceptance letters are already trickling out, but soon a flood of acceptance letters will be sent to your high school seniors. Once your students have received their acceptance letters, what happens next? It’s the perfect time to help them … Continue reading

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What do college admissions officers look for?

As you are looking at colleges and determining what you want in a college, you will also want to consider the other side of the relationship: what will the college want to see from you? Every college admissions office receives … Continue reading

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Your student has gotten early acceptance—now what?

Applying for early acceptance to college is a great way for students to lock in on the school they’re certain about. If your student has achieved early acceptance, what happens next? It’s the perfect time to help them get a … Continue reading

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Are you on track to graduate from high school?

Now that you have submitted your college applications, it may be tempting to relax and wait for the college acceptances to come in. But you may be missing something. Take this time to check in with your school counselor to … Continue reading

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How to find the right college

Selecting college is a big deal: this is a place that you will spend the next several years, build a network of friends and professors, and shape your career prospects for your life ahead. You should make sure you are … Continue reading

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Options other than college

Not every high school senior may be ready for college in the fall. Your students could go right into the workforce and begin their careers, but if they are thinking of going to college eventually, what other options are there? … Continue reading

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