This week a facebook follower asked for an answer to a financial aid question specific to his particular situation. Until recently we had no way to help him because we had no resources to provide in-depth analysis of a specific question for a single individual. So, we listened to your needs! Within the next two weeks, […]
People always laugh at me when I say the college process is like dating. But after 10+ years in the industry, I still agree with my analogy. In fact, I think it only gets better with time. Here are a few snippets so that you can see what I mean: Your Expectations… You have certain […]
Time and time again, you will hear college admissions representatives say to “be yourself” in your college essays. I find that many of my students struggle with this because they RATHER be the student that the college wants to admit (versus being truly themselves). And, really, who can blame them? College admissions are high-stakes, and […]
The following post is a true personal story from one of our college counselors…. It’s a hard topic to cover because so much of this choice is based on individual situations. So, I am going to use myself as an example. I am the eldest of 4 and the first to attend college. My parental […]
This is Shari, one of UCEazy’s college counselors. She’s been a college counselor at public high schools for over ten years. During that period, she has counseled students in the areas of college admissions, financial aid, college grants and scholarships, college essays and other application requirements.