Archive for the ‘College Counseling and Test Prep’ Category

An Open Letter from Your Kid’s College Professor

December 22, 2014

Here is a great letter from a professor to parents of college-bound students or those who already have students attending college.  It is very worth a read.

An Open Letter from Your Kid’s College Professor.

How Important is it to Attend A College Fair?

October 17, 2014

When a national college fair is in your neighborhood, students and their parents really must attend.  It is a wonderful opportunity to meet college representatives from schools with which you are already familiar, as well as find out about new schools that might be a good fit for you.  The NACAC college fair will be at the Denver Convention Center on a Sunday, October  19th.  Be sure and register online to attend.

Five Ways that Teenagers Are Just Like Toddlers

September 30, 2014

Five Ways that Teenagers Are Just Like Toddlers.

College Direction helps teenagers with test prep for the SAT and ACT and also with the college planning process. Although I love working with them, I would have to agree that at times there is a resemblance between teenagers and toddlers.

Advice from College Counselor Lisa Micele

September 14, 2014

Advice from College Counselor Lisa Micele.

Making the Common Application count is critical for every college applicant. This is good advice for every high school senior to follow.

COLLEGE COUNSELOR: Know About The Western Undergraduate Exchange?

November 11, 2012

COLLEGE COUNSELOR: Know About The Western Undergraduate Exchange?.

via COLLEGE COUNSELOR: Know About The Western Undergraduate Exchange?.

If you live in the western states, you need to find out about WUE before doing your college search.  These schools will make paying for college a lot easier.  Each university in the WUE program has certain restrictions, but in most cases for students who qualify, the tuition is much less than it would be for other out-of-state students.