Each year, January brings a new set of weight loss, home organization, and fitness goals for most Americans. However, if you are a junior in high school, no goal is more important than planning a path to your future! Parents, you are likely focused on this goal of your child’s as well.
January represents a great starting point in many ways – new semester, new calendar year, and the perfect time to begin a college search. I recently took a few minutes to reflect on how to best advise families and students starting out on their college search. So, if you and your family are ready to get going – and believe it or not, it’s time to get going – follow the suggested steps in this blog series. You can thank yourself later for getting ahead of the game!
The tips provided in Parts 1-3 will guide you to a strong foundation in this important spring semester as you launch your search to Find the Right College:
Part 1: 3 Ways to Help Parents and Teens Communicate
Part 2: Do A Critical Review of Your 5 Key Application Components
Part 3: Plan Your Standardized Testing and College Visits
Nicole has dedicated the entirety of her 20 year career to encouraging higher education opportunities. After graduating from Vanderbilt, she worked in her alma mater’s admissions office. The, she completed her PhD in Counseling so she could bring that expertise into college counseling. Nicole partnered with her former Vanderbilt colleague, Fitz Totten, to form Find The Right College and support their mission to make trustworthy advising more accessible.