20 Questions to ask college representatives

Whether you meet them at a college fair or on a campus visit, college reps genuinely enjoy talking to high school students and answering questions about their college. The following questions will help start a good dialogue: What makes your college unique? What academic programs is your college most known for? How would you describe … Continue reading 20 Questions to ask college representatives

Session 6 – Making the Most of the College Visit

Tonight is the sixth in our series of workshops for juniors on the college search and application process. We will begin by reviewing the junior year timeline for March and April: The most important thing of all: get good grades! Register for the May SAT. Continue SAT prep using the Khan Academy site. Meet 1-on-1 … Continue reading Session 6 – Making the Most of the College Visit

Spring Break Ideas for Juniors and Sophomores

Dear Juniors and Sophomores (and your parents): Spring break is almost here. Of course it’s important to rest and recharge our batteries during break, but for juniors and sophomores, it’s also a great time to get some work done on the college search. In addition to resting and recharging, here are two more ideas for … Continue reading Spring Break Ideas for Juniors and Sophomores

Making the Most of Your College Fair Visit

The fall is college fair season. Held usually at Plattsburgh State University, the Northeastern New York College Fair feature hundreds of college admissions representatives, each with an array of colorful brochures and give-away items. After a few minutes, one table may begin to look like the next. That’s when planning ahead can help you make … Continue reading Making the Most of Your College Fair Visit