January 14, 2020

Scholarship and grant money are two very different definitions. Every year, students hear about all the money that goes unclaimed. Yes, there is some truth to that. Scholarships are available to students on the local/community level, organizational level, nonprofit lev...

January 7, 2020

Applying to medical school is no easy task. As Nashville college admissions counselor, I meed students every year who dream of attending medical school. There are many steps that students are required to take, above and beyond making sure their pre-requisite courses ar...

December 31, 2019

I am a firm believer that every student should sit for the PSAT before taking the SAT. Although the PSAT and SAT have many similarities, there are distinctions that should be considered. In addition to the PSAT being good practice for the SAT, it also serves as a quali...

December 24, 2019

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My son is waiting to hear from colleges. It’s a vulnerable, tense time for everyone and as the song goes, “The waiting is the hardest part.” What can I say to my son now? And how can I help him deal with rejection or regrets like, “I should have tried harder.”...

December 17, 2019

Did you know that the deadline that a student chooses to apply by may have a direct impact on their admission candidacy? As the college admission process expands with even more complexities, I find that parents are often left confused as to which deadline means what. S...

December 10, 2019

The process of applying for scholarships should not be taken lightly. Every year, I see students put so much effort in their college applications, only to burn out and decide not to go for scholarship opportunities. Looking for scholarships can be tricky business. They...

December 3, 2019

Learn why it's so important to invest in an academic tutor and test prep specialist for your child.

November 26, 2019

Students around the country and preparing for the upcoming ACT exam. ACT tutoring, memorization, and test prep planning is in full force. As a Nashville educational consultant, I know how busy summers can be for Williamson and Davidson county students. A question that...

November 19, 2019

Standardized exams are often the most stressful factors of college applications. Establishing a healthy studying and preparation routine is essential for students to do well on the exam. Test preparation takes time, dedication, and commitment. Quickly cramming or barel...

November 12, 2019

College admissions has become a complicated process over the years. Visiting a campus is a great way to show ‘demonstrated interest’ and get a feel for a campus environment. More families are seeking out college admissions help, college essay help, ACT and SAT test pre...

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