Peter Van Buskirk
Articles by Peter Van Buskirk
Counselors, teachers, coaches, and mentors can help boost your college application.
Get tips on where to find specific school information and how to manage the wait list process.
Some things to do now: work on a short list of schools, look at financial aid, and visit colleges.
When visiting colleges, be sure to inquire about outcomes and resources available to students.
Don't settle for a school that only meets one or two of your needs.
College admissions officers pay attention to the choices students make during summer.
Think about timing and goals when exploring college campuses.
Students should consider the potential pitfalls of the 2 + 2 path to a college degree.
Visit many different college campuses early in the process before there's pressure to 'buy.'
The best outcomes in college planning occur when the student, not the parent, takes control.