Late in the College Admissions Process

Around this time of year, parents sometimes write in something that goes like, “It’s really late in the college admissions process. There’s probably nothing you can do for my daughter as she’s applying to college. But I guess I’m writing you anyway. I’m not sure why.” We’re not sure why you’re … 

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Beginning the College Admissions Process

How soon is too soon to begin the college admissions process? If you’re the parent of a ninth grader, it’s certainly not too soon as the courses that your child maps out for the next four years matter a great deal in the highly selective college admissions process. Even just … 

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Admissions Process

There’s an article in “Parade” by Nancy Berk in which the screenwriter for the Tina Fey and Paul Rudd-starrer “Admission“, Karen Croner, is interviewed. In the interview, Croner basically says that high school kids should be who they are and not let the college admissions process define who they are … 

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