The College Lady in the News
As tough as it was for Robbye Fox to finish all 13 episodes of the controversial Netflix series “13 Reasons Why,” released last spring, my 20- and 23-year-old daughters…
Tungsten Prep — August 20, 2017
Diana Blitz has been helping students write great college essays for more than two decades—most recently as a school counselor …
Wall Street Journal (subscription) – Apr 25, 2017
Parents should avoid either glorifying past adventures or overemphasizing the risks, says Wendie Lubic, an instructor for the Parent …
Washington Post – Feb 23, 2017
Robbye Fox, a counselor with the College Lady, a Washington-area independent college counseling group, encourages students to embrace …
Wall Street Journal – Sep 8, 2015
The playful nature of texting makes it a good channel for parental warmth and encouragement, says Robbye Fox, a parent educator with Parent …
College Lady House Parties
Curious about the College Admission process and what it entails?
If you are willing to invite 5-10 families to your home, we are happy to come and present information and answer questions about applying to college at no charge to you or your guests. No hard sell, just solid information that you can use! (Hosts receive a discount on our services).
We have a few upcoming House Parties scheduled, so if you can’t host, but want to attend one, we are happy to ask if one more person can attend.
September 18, Chevy Chase DC
Late September, Washington, DC
Ask the Experts: How do I find (and fund!) the right college?
September 12, 4:00 pm Eastern
The college search can be overwhelming: applications, essays, testing, campus visits, and last but not least, how to pay for it. Financial advisor Melissa Sotudeh and educational consultant Wendie Lubic have personally been through this process with their own children, and their professional expertise has helped dozens of other families find schools where their children can thrive academically and financially.
In their FREE webinar,you will learn:
- How to navigate the college search
- Qualities to find the “right fit” college for your child
- How to find the true cost of college
- How the average student receives a discount of 49% off the stated price of college
- A strategy to pay for college while limiting student loan debt
Thriving with Teens
September 29 – December 8, 9:30-11:30am
Robbye and Wendie will be teaching Thriving with Teens, a 10-week class starting in September, which teaches all the essential concepts and skills of positive parenting, adapting them to the needs and concerns of parents of teens.
Application Completion Sessions
DC Sessions: August 27 and September 10, 4-6pm
Tungsten Prep and The College Lady are offering a workshop to help students complete their applications and receive feedback on their college essays. During this two-hour workshop, The College Lady will help students complete one application and identify the requirements unique to each school. In addition, each student will have a one-on-one meeting with one of the counselors to discuss their essays.
There will be two separate workshops in NW DC with registration online at: www.tungstenprep.com
For details on workshops in Maryland in August and September, contact Robbye Fox at thecollegelady.com.