Changes Are Coming to the SAT

The College Board, which administers the SAT college entrance exam, is making changes as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a recent College Board statement, the organization claims that “the pandemic accelerated a process already underway to simplify… Read the rest

Tips for Post-High School Planning

Although students apply for college in their senior year, preparation for college begins several years earlier. To guarantee the best outcome for a student with LD or ADHD, parents, students, and support personnel must mount a coordinated effort that begins… Read the rest

College Interview: Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda

If your college search includes interviewing with likely choices virtually or in person, consider this a cautionary tale from a college student with LD who wishes to remain anonymous. My doctor tells a funny story about her medical training. When… Read the rest

To Test or Not to Test?

The college application process is stressful in the best of times, but throw in changes due to COVID-19 and the situation becomes murkier for students, parents and institutions alike. In deference to a large number of students that will not… Read the rest

CV-19: Time for a College Essay?

For aspiring college students, the essay is the one component of the college application over which students have control. It’s their chance to reveal to the admissions committee who they really are, and if their GPA and test scores are… Read the rest