3 Things to Help You Master the New Common App Prompt

3 Things to Help You Master the New Common App Prompt

How to Master the New Common App Prompt Over the past couple years, our teens have had a very different high school experience than we had. Beyond the larger impacts of the pandemic, our teens have missed out on important dances, extracurricular activities, and all...
3 Tips To Get That Perfect Letter of Recommendation

3 Tips To Get That Perfect Letter of Recommendation

My best friend in high school struggled with this. She had everything in order: college selections, choice of major, completed essay, outstanding GPA…she was all set. But then she remembered: she needed letters of recommendation.  Late to the game, she picked...
Calling All High School Junior Parents!

Calling All High School Junior Parents!

Planning for college applications is challenging and confusing. Throw in a (year-long) global pandemic though, and things can get even messier.  If you are feeling overwhelmed in guiding your high school junior in their college application process, don’t panic. While...
5 Ways To Solve Overwhelm for Your Teen in the New Year

5 Ways To Solve Overwhelm for Your Teen in the New Year

It’s finally here. 2020 is over. As we enter the new year though, your teen feeling nervous about the year ahead?  Feeling anxious at the beginning of a new year is normal, but especially after a year like 2020. There is a lot riding on 2021’s back, especially for...
7 Quick Tips to Write Short Effective Thank You Notes that Make Grandma Smile and Colleges Say, “Yes!”

7 Quick Tips to Write Short Effective Thank You Notes that Make Grandma Smile and Colleges Say, “Yes!”

Now that the holidays have passed, do you wish your teen would crank out well written thank you notes to show appreciation and gratitude without you nagging them? Do you wonder the positive impact a quick, effective thank you email would have on your teen’s college...