By Lee Shulman Bierer Decisions have been released and high school seniors are trying to decide where to hopefully unpack next fall. Some were waiting to visit colleges once they were accepted and now find themselves having to make a decision about where to spend the...

By Lee Shulman Bierer There's lots of anticipation and pressure as 18 year olds head off to college for the first time. How many times have "almost freshmen" heard -- "these are the best four years of your life"? For many it's their first time away...

By Lee Shulman Bierer   My first question to Rachel was “What do you wish you knew then that you know now?” Rachel, after all, is officially a veteran of the college admissions process. While she is busily adjusting to life after high school graduation she is...

By Lee Shulman Bierer Students must make a deposit at one school by May 1. The biggest question I get at this time of year is “how do we decide?”Being faced with multiple good choices is often as challenging as it is tantalizing. Here are some thoughts...

By Lee Shulman Bierer Tis the season, no, not Christmas, but it’s senior slump time. Like seasonal allergies, “senioritis” goes into attack mode around this time each year. Merriam-Webster http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/senioritis defines senioritis as, “an ebbing of motivation and effort by high school seniors as evidenced by tardiness,...

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