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

COVID-19: College Searching From the Sofa

By Deena Maerowitz, J.D., M.S.W As with so many aspects of life, COVID-19 has introduced disruption and uncertainty to college planning. For those looking to start college in fall 2021, almost every step of the school search will be impacted.… Read the rest