Collegeboundandready
Guiding your student beyond the application.

Blog

The College Bound & Ready blog.

 

 Find out about Kristen's latest campus visits, upcoming workshops, and get expert advice about your college admission questions.

 

Latest posts

 

WANT TO ADD 100 POINTS TO YOUR SAT SCORE WITHOUT STUDYING?

Then learn how to show colleges “Demonstrated Interest”. Students need to approach the college process understanding that every interaction with a college may be tracked and given points towards their admission decision. In fact, a 2013 report from the IECA (Independent Educational Consultant Association) reported that Demonstrated Interest and Early Applications can result in the equivalent of a 100 Point increase on the SATs and an extra .25 increase in a student’s GPA. It has become increasingly important for students “on the bubble” of being admitted or denied. It can even be important when you are an over-qualified applicant.

SPRING + HIGH SCHOOL JUNIOR = COLLEGE VISITS

Spring is a great time for juniors in high school to visit colleges they have been researching, in preparation for a productive summer of finalizing their college lists and working on their essays and applications.  What?  You haven’t been researching colleges? Don’t stress! But now is the time to start so that you know where to apply this summer and fall.  Read here for tips on putting together your college list: http://bit.ly/collegelisttips.