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Character – The New SAT?

Is “Character” the New SAT? Yale, Bowdoin and Pomona announced that they’ll be scrutinizing their applications for admission, presumably to weed out photoshoppers and bribers from their applicant pool. In this episode, I share thoughts about the “new” importance of character, and what it means for college applications, student-athletes, kids with learning disabilities needing extra…

College Horror Stories

College advisor Andy Lockwood discusses two things that go bump in the night and cause you to suffer a horrible, ghastly fate:  horrible advice from guidance counselors and the reps at  the high school “College Financial Aid Night” – and an English teacher helping a student with her essay. More information about Lockwood College Prep…

Should You Delete All Social Media Before Applying to College?

College Advisor and best-selling author Andy Lockwood discusses the pros and cons of having social media accounts when applying to college, and the ways to proactively create an online brand that helps you get into your Dream School even if your grades and SAT scores are lower than other students in your high school who…

Sneaky deadlines you can’t afford to miss

College Talk Tuesday! This was originally a live cast on our Facebook Page, www.CollegeTalkTuesday.live. Pearl and I covered: Sneaky deadlines you can’t afford to miss, plus an Admissions Armageddon tale of woe that breaks our hearts. More info about our college advising services, upcoming free workshops, etc. at www.LockwoodCollegePrep.com Shameless request for a favor: If…