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When MUST You File Your Financial Aid Applications?

In financial aid, you’re either quick or you’re dead. OK, not really, I was trying to make a boring topic more interesting. However, the truth is that there is a TON of flat-out WRONG “information” about how the financial aid process really works, who can qualify, the income cut-off, the look-back period, you name it.…

5 Things Parents and Kids Get Wrong About the SAT and ACT

Description: College advisor Andy Lockwood interviews Lockwood Test Prep head tutor Marissa Uneberg about common mistakes made by 11th grade and 12 grade test takers.  Topics include: >How early should a student start prepping >How to decide “Which Test is Best?” >High grades but low scores:  Why and what to do about it >How many…

Hidden Supplemental Essays on the Common Application

You’d think that it would be easy to figure out which colleges require supplemental essays. And you’d be wrong. Listen to this short episode describing the frustrating places where some colleges “hide” their writing supplements. Please like and rate this episode if you love it (meaning, “5 Star Love   And head on over to www.LockwoodCollegePrep.com for…

Andy Lockwood Interviews Steve Schwartz

College advisor Andy Lockwood interviews fellow college advisor Steve Schwartz, founder of the College Admissions Toolbox about how he coaches his clients on writing college essays. For more information on Steve (including his extremely valuable podcast episodes), visit www.CollegeAdmissionToolbox.com For more information on Andy Lockwood, go to www.LockwoodCollegePrep.com