April 2016 Newsletter

April 2016 Newsletter Time To Select Your College Happy April! Congratulations to all our seniors! College acceptances and financial aid offers have finally arrived and your powerful decision making time is here.  YOU get to choose your best academic, social, and financial fit college. Parents and students … [Read more...]

Class of 2020 Waitlist Admission Rates and Notification Dates

This month's guest blog is from College Kickstart, an essential companion for savvy college planning that uses the latest admissions data, to make it easier to craft winning college plans that are well balanced, maximize odds and minimize wasted motion. This was originally posted March 31, 2016. Posted in Class of 2020, Waitlist UPDATE … [Read more...]

The $75,000 Fifth Year of College

Guest blogger Lisa Marker-Robbins is the owner/CEO of LEAP (Learning Enrichment and Assistance Program, LLC). In Brian’s junior year of high school, he was determined to become a petroleum engineer, the highest paid field of engineering. This was fueled by his love of science and math as well as successfully navigating a college level first … [Read more...]

A Look Inside Early Decision & Early Action Options

Westface College Planning welcomes guest blogger Peter Van Buskirk, Founder and President of Best College Fit (BCF), a website that promotes a healthy, student-centered, college-going process for families of all backgrounds. Applying Early Decision (ED) and Early Action (EA) are increasingly popular options for college applicants. The following … [Read more...]

College Fairs 101

Westface College Planning welcomes guest blogger, Lisa Marker-Robbins, the owner/CEO of Learning Enrichment & Assistance Program, LLC (LEAP). Fall is a common time for college fairs. Juniors and seniors, even sophomores, can connect with dozens of colleges in well fell swoop. However, it’s essential to be planned out before the fair to make … [Read more...]