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Advantages and Disadvantages of an Ivy League Education

Your students have a significant decision on deciding which schools to apply to. And if they are a high-achieving student, they are likely to apply to an Ivy League school. Everyone is aware of the “Ivy League,” a group of eight private schools defined by their membership in the same collegiate athletic conference. The Ivy Read More

Senior College Seminar – Free for Counselors

It’s one of the great mysteries of education. If applying to college is so important, why do schools expect most students to do it at home, after school, where there’s no help available for them? Thinking it might be time to try something different, College is Yours will be rolling out The Senior College Seminar Read More

What Should Your Students do this Summer to Prepare?

This summer is a great time for your students to organize and prepare for their Senior Years. Here are some Summer Checklist tips courtesy of Sandy Ubriaco, Counselor at Queen’s Grant High School: Get your FSA ID so you’re ready to fill out the FAFSA in October Work on your College Essay- common app prompts Read More

Often Overlooked College Preparation Steps

Studying, practicing and taking the ACT and/or SAT examinations, preparing college admission essays, reviewing scholarship applications and completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) are the standard steps students and the parents or guardians complete when they are preparing for college. Following are some additional ideas to consider while you are completing high Read More

College Freshman Academic Advice

Congratulations on your upcoming high school graduation and planning for your first year in college. This is an exciting time. Soon you will be on a college campus attending Freshman Orientation to learn how to get around campus or completing the session online and selecting your classes. Below are a few things to keep in Read More

Beyond College: 2021 Webinar Series

Wells Fargo (through their CollegeSTEPS program) has put out a nice series of webinars that contain some great information that should be of interest to your students. Here are links to each of the videos that are archived: Charting a path to graduate school….Successfully! Defining and building a strong leadership brand Creating a rock-solid resume Read More

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