How Far Should You Reach On A ‘Reach School’?

College-bound juniors who are about to enter their senior year have often started to make their first college lists, often… Read More

College Admissions for Freshmen Go Past May 2nd

This week Monday was “D-Day” aka “Decision Day” or “Deposit Day” for college-bound high school students, their parents and college… Read More

Is a Spot on a Wait List Worth It?

Three years ago Lynn O’ Shaughnessy, publisher of The College Solution book, Web site and workbook, posted an excellent column… Read More

Accepted? Tips to Help You Shorten Your College List

Some of you may have smiles on your faces as letters and online notices of acceptances to college start coming…. Read More

Second-Choice Admissions: Second-Choice Major or Second-Choice School?

  My journey has taken me to public universities of various sizes, some popularly known for a given academic program within their… Read More