Category Archives: College Applications

Hurricane Sandy Impacts the College Admissions Process

SAT exams were cancelled on November 3 & 4, 2012 in affected areas, and colleges have extended application deadlines. By Anne Vaccaro Brady Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc on the East Coast and forced the cancellation of SAT exams at some locations … Continue reading

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More Advice on Applying to College

Insight from admissions officers, advice on the essay, the impact of social media and more.  By Anne Vaccaro Brady I’ve offered plenty of advice on how to approach and survive the college application process, but found some additional guidance from other sources … Continue reading

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All the College Application Info You Need

I’ve consolidated all my advice on applying to college into this one post.  By Anne Vaccaro Brady I’ve written several posts on filling out college applications, everything from how to make the final list of colleges to what info your … Continue reading

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Motivating the Reluctant College Applicant

How to get your high school senior moving on college applications.  by Anne Vaccaro Brady Some kids plow through their college applications, while others continue to avoid visiting a college website to start the first one. If yours is the … Continue reading

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Applying to College “Undecided” or “Undeclared,” Part 1

These words send so many parents into a panic—but maybe they shouldn’t.  by Anne Vaccaro Brady I will say upfront that I had been a strong proponent of kids choosing a specific major on their application, preferably one they can … Continue reading

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Tips for Filling Out College Applications

These 10 suggestions will make the process easier for everyone.  by Anne Vaccaro Brady Today, college applications are completed online, a much quicker and simpler method than what most of us experienced. Gone are the days of sitting at the … Continue reading

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Getting Organized for the College Application Process

Here’s how to help your high school senior prepare to apply to college.  by Anne Vaccaro Brady Filling out 8-10 college applications can seem daunting to an adult, let alone a high school senior. By developing a system to complete … Continue reading

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