“War Stories” with NYC-based College Advisor Abby Siegel

Andy interviews friend and college consulting colleague Abby Siegel about some of the crazy, ethical and borderline illegal behavior we’ve heard about over the years, including:   “Double depositing” Weaseling out of ED agreements and the bad things that can happen (as opposed to doing so the right way) Parents who write their kids’ essays…

My Personal College Admissions Scam Confession

Pearl and Andy Lockwood share their thoughts  – and personal experiences, including the time Andy met “Rick” Singer (the sleazy college consultant at the center of the FBI investigation, and the times clients have discussed, ahem, “fudging” things on their college applications and more.     Join us as we chat about the CRAY-CRAY week…

How to Negotiate Your Financial Aid & Scholarships Award

Andy Lockwood goes over the 9 steps toward mounting a successful appeal of your “lowball” financial aid and/or scholarship award.   For more information about his College Negotiations “Master Class” – which includes a pre-submission review of your appeal letter as well as sample letters that have worked in the past for Andy’s clients –…

4th Annual College Predictions

Pearl and Andy host their 4th annual College Predictions webinar! They peer into the future and reveal what’s in store for Class of 2020 families and beyond re:  Which Colleges Will Be “Hot,” and Which Will be “Not?” Which schools will give the most financial aid, which won’t?  Will it be harder to get into…