July 2018

Monthly Archives

  • Road Map for July: Class of 2019

    I hope you’ve been enjoying some down time and are ready to start working on applications.  Most students are familiar with the Common Application, which you can work on until July 27, when it goes offline.  Then on August 1 it will reopen for the new admissions cycle. (Don’t worry, any information you enter now […]

  • Road Map for July: Class of 2020

    Junior year is the big year for standardized testing and now is the time to plan ahead.  A number of schools have recently changed their testing requirements, so start reviewing policies for schools you’re interested in.  Highly selective schools are the most likely to require or recommend exams beyond the SAT and ACT, such as […]

  • Road Map for July: Class of 2021

    I hope you’re having a wonderful summer break.  Now that you’ve had some time to reflect on your school year, what went well in 9th grade, and what would you like to change in 10th grade? As you think about goals for 2018-19, make them “SMART” goals, which stands for specific, measurable, attainable, realistic, and […]