By Lee Shulman Bierer When I talk to parents and students, I share the following descriptors -- Passion, Responsibility, Enthusiasm, Leadership, Initiative, Maturity, Character, Perseverance, Integrity, Interpersonal Skills,  Commitment, Curiosity, Compassion, Creativity, Consistency. So what does this really mean? Passion: It's the buzzword in admissions offices. Colleges want...

By Lee Shulman Bierer New Year’s is a time for resolutions and reorganization. If you’re the parent of a high school freshman or sophomore, but particularly if you’re the parent of a junior; now is the time to understand and start implementing the college timeline. There is...

By Lee Shulman Bierer New Year’s is a time for resolutions and reorganization. If you’re the parent of a high school freshman or sophomore, but particularly if you’re the parent of a junior; now is the time to understand and start implementing the college timeline. There is...

According to Scott Jaschik, editor of "Insider Higher Ed," the new "State of College Admission" report, issued by the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), sends the message that it's actually not as hard as we are led to believe to get into college....

According to Scott Jaschik, editor of "Insider Higher Ed," the new "State of College Admission" report, issued by the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), sends the message that it's actually not as hard as we are led to believe to get into college....

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