I have received several calls and text messages from students (and parents) these past few weeks. As we wait for the final decision letters from colleges to come out late March/early April, anxiety levels are rising. Some of the things I’m hearing are: “I can’t keep waiting like this. I’m going crazy!’ “I’m losing my mind and running out of patience.” “This is miserable.” “I’m just irritated….as I’m sure all your client parents are when their child gets a ‘no’ from any school
What course should I take next year?
February is a common time for high school students to choose classes for the following school year. I am often asked what classes I recommend for students preparing for college. The short answer is it depends on the student and the high school course options. I have offered answers to a few common scenarios below: Should I take AP and/or IB courses? *This answer is generally geared toward a high achieving student with sights set on a top tier college or university. Choosing A