Is Early Decision the right choice for your student?

Republished with permission from the Los Altos Town Crier. Originally appeared in the August 5, 2015 edition. – Article Link ___________________________________________________________________ As students apply to an ever-increasing list of schools, colleges are challenged to predict accurately whether a given student will actually attend. One way to ensure student enrollment is to create a contract between the … Read more

You’re Not Really Done Until the Paperwork’s Done – Important Legal Documents to Consider

25I’ve invited a guest writer to address some important legal issues you should take care of before leaving for college: Responsibility is a loaded word, especially for young adults entering college.  “You need to be responsible for this… and for that… and for something else” is all you hear from parents, teachers, and counselors; and … Read more

Beyond Berkeley: Expanding options

Republished with permission from the Los Altos Town Crier. Originally appeared in the October 14, 2015 edition. – Article Link ___________________________________________________________________ As application season heats up for the Class of 2015, families face the reality that the best way to get into a top UC is to come from outside of California. The admissions news heightens anxiety … Read more