Entries by Heather Raeburn

June 2020 Newsletter

Hello! Attached you’ll find the last issue before our summer break.  Your next issue will arrive in late August.  Hopefully, by that time, college students will be able to return to campus and all of us will begin to return to our new normal. In this issue: Overused Essay Topics –  Many applicants do themselves […]

May 2020 Newsletter

Hello I hope you and your families are healthy and safe! Your May issue includes timely articles: Choosing a Gap Year – With the uncertainty surrounding the reopening of colleges in the fall of 2020, a greater number of students than usual are contemplating taking a gap year. Read about the pros and cons of […]

March 2020 Newsletter

Greetings!Attached you’ll find your March issue with articles that address: Spring Admissions – Universities often manage enrollment through a number of alternate entry plans, with spring admission being a fast-growing option. For many students, being a spring first-year can be a wonderful opportunity. You can treat the fall semester ‘off’ like a mini-gap year and […]

February 2020 Newsletter

Hello Attached you’ll find your February issue with articles that you may find helpful. School Year Campus Visits – Although many families opt for visiting college campuses during summer vacation, the school-year visit offers a truer look at student life on campus. You’ll see students walking between classes, eating in the cafeterias, sleeping on the […]

January 2020 Newsletter

Greetings! Wishing you a happy, healthy, and prosperous new year! Your January newsletter is attached. Articles feature: University or LAC – Which is Right for You? Learn here about the differences. Then, decide what you require to meet your academic and personal needs and review answers to your questions after visiting both a small college […]

December 2019 Newsletter

Greetings! Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Attached you’ll find your December newsletter. Articles on subjects that include How to Ace Your College Interview – Find lots of tips here to help you navigate the interview process. Majoring in Animation – While animators often work in the entertainment industry, there are many jobs available in […]

November 2019 Newsletter

Hello: Your November newsletter is attached with articles featuring: Considering Women’s Colleges – Students who attend a women’s college report that they feel more ready to speak up in class, and take on greater academic risks and challenges. Learn about the pros and cons of attending a women-only institution here. The Best Majors for Lucrative […]

October 2019 Newsletter

Greetings! Happy Fall! I’ve attached your October newsletter which  includes articles on:  The Rise of Test Optional Admissions – Although many colleges have considered candidates for admission without standardized test results for years, there has been a recent increase in the number and selectivity of colleges offering test optional admissions.  Learn more about this growing movement […]

September 2019 Newsletter

Greetings!Your September newsletter is attached.  In it you’ll find timely articles addressing: Managing Stress – School has always been high on the list of stressors for young people – exams, tests, deadlines, organization, time management, friends, and money. Here are some ideas to help you better manage your stress level. Interdisciplinary Majors – Tomorrow’s complex problems will […]