This makes or breaks your chances of getting into your Dream College

Here’s the deal: The ACT and SAT aren’t going away.  They are one of the few, last bastions of “objective” evidence whether a child can perform college-level work.  (GPA isn’t, thanks to rampant grade inflation.) I put the word objective in quotes, because, like it or not, the standardized tests are imperfect.  Students who put…

Your College Questions, Answered Tomorrow Night!

This time of year we get flat out BOMBARDED with emails, calls, Facebook messages like: Help!  We’ve visited a few colleges but we’re MORE confused than before we left! Where should we start when we have no clue? I feel like everyone I know has been planning for college for 10 years, we’ve done NOTHING!…

Which Test Is Best (ACT v SAT)?

Hi ho Can’t tell you how many times I get asked which test, the ACT or SAT, a kid should take. The answer, of course, is the very weasly “It depends” type of response that I’m partial too. Here are some facts, submitted for your consideration: Colleges accept both, so it doesn’t really matter what…

Live State Of The College Union Address Tonight

Hi, quick reminder that Pearl and I hit the airwaves tonight, 7:00pm sharp with our Predictions For HS Class of 2019 And Beyond! So grab an adult beverage, kick back and enjoy our live, interactive (meaning you can participate) webby right here: STATE OF THE COLLEGE UNION LIVE WEBINAR Tonight we’ll share at least 10…