The College Lady in the News
Applicants now face more decisions on the pros and cons of submitting scores to individual colleges. The choice can trigger a deep dive into a school’s test-score profile, admission statistics and philosophies on testing.
“It’s a combination of multivariable calculus and reading tea leaves,” said Wendie Lubic, a partner in The College Lady, a Washington, D.C., consultancy.
Times Higher Education — November 2021
One fairly reliable existing approach for students, said Wendie Lubic, a college admissions adviser to high school students around Washington DC, was to simply ask institutions for a better deal. “Colleges are usually willing to give you $5,000 to $10,000 just for asking – and a little perseverance,” Ms Lubic said.
Even before COVID-19 forced the likelihood of online college this fall, many American high school students were considering a pause between walking the stage at graduation and decorating their college dorm rooms. — By Robbye Fox
Sometimes, says Robbye Fox, an independent education consultant and certified parent educator with the Parent Encouragement Program (PEP), “the child may just want to vent.
At a gathering of college consultants, Wendie Lubic, a consultant based in the Washington area, heard a colleague tell about advising a family …
Social connection – the sense of being understood and genuinely belonging within a group – has been identified as a major contributor to a healthy, fulfilling life. It’s a “chicken soup” for our physical and psychological well-being, — By Robbye Fox
Application Completion Sessions
Summer before senior year is a great time to get started on the Common Application and Coalition Applications, which combined are accepted by nearly 1,000 colleges nationwide. Small group application completion sessions can make the process a lot more efficient, fun and motivating for rising seniors.
Please contact us about sessions that may be open for registration. Sessions are now being conducting in small groups online.