Scholarships for Students with LD

’Tis the season to get college applications in—and for many, that includes looking for scholarships to help offset the ever-increasing cost of higher education. According to FinAid, “a good rule of thumb is that tuition rates will increase at about… Read the rest

Applying to College: Use the Essay

For aspiring college students, the essay may be the most challenging part of the application process. After all, by the time you apply, there isn’t much you can change: most of your grades are recorded; your teachers and counselors have… Read the rest

College Interview: Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda

If your summer plans include touring colleges, and interviewing with likely choices, 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 patients… Read the rest

Section 504 for College Students

If your teen with LD or ADHD received services in high school under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), it is important to understand that upon entering college, IDEA no longer applies. The familiar IEP, and all the protection… Read the rest

The College Interview

College interviews for students with learning disabilities or ADHD can be a valuable part of the application process. An interview gives you the opportunity to demonstrate your interest in a particular school and to make a positive impression on an… Read the rest