Summer Lovin’

Written By Erin Avery Certified Educational Planner Many high school students have picked out their J.Crew swim wear long before they have given any thought to their summer plans. While it’s important to look good poolside or beachside, isn’t it more important to think about how desirable you will look to college admissions counselors? When … Continue reading

Looking for summer programs in communications?

Written By Erin Avery Certified Educational Planner Many students reported that their students had good experiences in programs at American and Boston U. While no one reported sending a student to the communications program at Syracuse, there’s agreement that it’s worth serious consideration, given the general strength of Syracuse’s summer program and its undergrad communications … Continue reading

Foreign languages, “It’s all Greek to me”

Written By Erin Avery Certified Educational Planner Many students wonder what colleges prefer to see on a transcript regarding foreign language: one language taken for all four years and possibly maxing out the high school’s course offering, or fulfilling most high schools’ two-year requirement and perhaps starting another language. College admissions officers clearly prefer three … Continue reading