Choosing Your New Home For the Next Four Years (aka Choosing Your College)

Last December, you were praying that just one of the colleges you applied to would come through with an acceptance letter. If it did, your decision on where to attend would be easy, but after all your stress, you find you have multiple offers to choose from and no clear front runner, because, all of … Read moreChoosing Your New Home For the Next Four Years (aka Choosing Your College)

Don’t Throw the Freshmen Out with the Coalition

As I read article after article, bashing the Coalition for Access, Affordability and Success, I find myself hesitant to jump on the bandwagon. Yes, they are rushing it, and there are potentially many issues in the execution. But, as an Independent Educational Consultant (IEC) I often start with families in the freshman year, to work … Read moreDon’t Throw the Freshmen Out with the Coalition

How to make the most of a study abroad program

Republished with permission from the Los Altos Town Crier. Originally appeared in the May 25, 2016 edition __________________________________________________________________ This is the second in a two-part series on college study abroad programs. Part 1 appeared in the April 20 Town Crier. No matter which study abroad program you choose, there are ways to significantly improve the … Read moreHow to make the most of a study abroad program