Author: Morgan Cote

  • Congratulations! You’re Accepted to College: What’s Next?

    Congratulations! You’re Accepted to College: What’s Next?

    So, you’ve received that coveted acceptance letter from your dream college. Congratulations are in order! All the hard work, late nights studying, and extracurricular activities have paid off. But now what? The transition from high school to college can be both exciting and overwhelming. There’s a lot to consider and prepare for before you embark…

  • Navigating College Waitlists: What to Do and How to Handle Deposit Deadlines

    Navigating College Waitlists: What to Do and How to Handle Deposit Deadlines

    So, you’ve completed your college applications, sent them off, and now you’re faced with the waiting game. But what happens if instead of an acceptance or rejection, you receive the dreaded waitlist notification? It’s a scenario many students find themselves in, and it can be confusing and frustrating to navigate. Adding to the complexity is…

  • Demystifying Likely Letters in College Admissions: What You Need to Know

    Demystifying Likely Letters in College Admissions: What You Need to Know

    In the whirlwind of college admissions, where students compete fiercely to secure coveted spots at their dream schools, there’s a lesser-known aspect often overlooked: the colleges themselves are in a competition to attract the best and brightest applicants. One of the tools in their arsenal? Likely letters. So, what exactly is a likely letter? A…

  • Fastest Growing Career Fields in 2024

    Fastest Growing Career Fields in 2024

    As college graduation approaches, the anticipation of stepping into the professional world is palpable. In 2024, certain career fields are not just promising; they are burgeoning with unprecedented growth, offering college graduates exciting opportunities for success. Here’s a glimpse into the fastest-growing career fields that are set to dominate the job market this year. 1.…

  • The 6 Cleverest Ways to Maximize Your College Student Discounts

    The 6 Cleverest Ways to Maximize Your College Student Discounts

    College students: Your student ID isn’t just a ticket to campus! It can also unlock a world of savings. Let’s delve into the art of maximizing your student discount with a dash of resourcefulness:  1. Upgrade your technology: Your student discount can be used to secure savings on devices like computers and tablets. You can…

  • Navigating Grad School Admissions: A Guide to Important Exams

    Navigating Grad School Admissions: A Guide to Important Exams

    Embarking on the journey towards higher education involves overcoming a series of academic hurdles. For many aspiring graduate students, the prospect of taking admissions exams can be a daunting yet crucial step. In this blog post, we’ll explore some of the most common graduate school admissions exams and discuss who should consider taking them. GRE…

  • A Closer Look: IB vs. AP Programs

    A Closer Look: IB vs. AP Programs

    In the realm of high school education, there are two prominent contenders for advanced courses: the International Baccalaureate (IB) and Advanced Placement (AP) programs. Both offer rigorous curricula designed to challenge students and prepare them for college-level coursework. However, the differences between the two can be significant, leading to varied experiences and outcomes for students.…

  • Navigating the AP Landscape: Access, Equity, and the Future of American Education

    Navigating the AP Landscape: Access, Equity, and the Future of American Education

    In the rapidly evolving landscape of education, the debate surrounding Advanced Placement (AP) courses in the United States has become increasingly complex and multifaceted. While it is true that 88% of American public high school students currently have access to at least one AP course, educational opportunities remain unevenly distributed across different states and schools.…

  • “Focus”Ing in on the GMAT® Focus Edition: What You Need to Know

    “Focus”Ing in on the GMAT® Focus Edition: What You Need to Know

    As part of a continuing trend in standardized testing, the GMAT®, or Graduate Management Admissions Test, is shortening its length, reformatting its different sections, and moving towards a digital model with the stated aim of improving accessibility and reducing the stress placed on students taking the exam.  As of February 1st, the GMAT® has been…

  • Transforming Math Frustration into Success: A Guide for Parents

    Transforming Math Frustration into Success: A Guide for Parents

    Mathematics, while foundational, can sometimes become a source of frustration for many students. Unfavorable experiences, such as a difficult interaction with a teacher, can make such frustration worse. As parents, the responsibility often falls on us to reshape this narrative and steer our children towards mathematical proficiency and even passion. To assist in this journey,…