I was proctoring an SAT exam recently at Hamilton High School in Los Angeles when a news article posted on the classroom wall caught my eye. It was a Los Angeles Times article titled “GPA Can Be Contagious among High
Earlier this month the College Board, which owns the SAT Reasoning Test (formerly known as the Scholastic Aptitude Test), announced major changes to the test that will happen as of early 2016. The SAT is commonly used to determine college
Today I attended the annual UC Counselor Conference for 2013 at UCLA where a wealth of information was presented. It was confirmed that the UC system continues to be highly competitive and selective. Here are some of the other highlights
Not every college offers admission interviews, but for those that give optional interviews, I always recommend scheduling an interview on campus if possible. This shows demonstrated interest and your interviewer can be a potentially valuable resource throughout the admissions process.
Now that application season is here once again, it won’t be long before those deadlines approach. It is therefore appropriate that we understand the four different types of applications. They are Regular Decision, Early Decision, Early Action, and
One of the most important tasks that juniors will undertake as they begin the college process is to form a balanced list of colleges in which to apply. What are the factors to consider when forming this list?