Admissions Officers May Check You Out Online

What do college admissions officers look for when scanning the Facebook profiles of applicants? According to a recent article by David Cohen in Social Times, Kaplan Test Prep surveyed nearly 400 admissions officers from across the U.S. to find out. Admission Officers Facebook. Here’s what Kaplan discovered: 40 percent of admissions officers said they visit […]

Baffled by the ‘New” PSAT/NMSQ Scores? Read on!

Here are some valuable insights on interpreting the ‘New” PSAT/NMSQ scores by Nancy Griesner at the Students lucky enough to navigate the College Board website and successfully retrieve PSAT/NMSQ test scores from October are probably wondering what to make of the dizzying number of scores. As part of the redesign and repackaging of SAT-related […]

SAT Redesign Offers Opportunities & Challenges

There has been a lot of news about the new SAT, but what will the redesign mean for students in 2016? Nothing! It is the class of 2017 who will be affected by the changes and who should take note of them. There are no simple answers. The new SAT test is designed to create […]

Valuable Insights on College Entrance Exams

Standardized entrance exams such as the SAT and ACT play a major role in the college admission process. The SAT is administered by the College Board and measures skill or natural intelligence. The American College Testing Program (ACT) is administered by ACT Inc. and measures achievement in the core curriculum areas. It is based on […]

Junior Year: Make a plan that will guide you through school to college.

There are many questions to think about when planning for college, so get started now! When it comes to searching for colleges, do you have any in mind? Do you know where you want to apply? How much help do you want finding ways to pay for college? When you imagine college, what are you […]

Klaar to Host March Seminars on Planning for College Finances

Klaar College Consulting is offering several educational seminars to help students and parents to prepare for applying for college. The seminars will be led by Charlotte Klaar, Ph.D., Director of Klaar College Consulting, and Dianne Keilholtz, M.S., a Nationally Certified Counselor who recently joined Klaar College Consulting as an Independent Educational Consultant. The seminars will […]

Going the Extra Mile: Volunteering and the College Application

So you’ve got good grades, participate in extracurricular activities, and know exactly what you want to major in—but you’re still worried about getting into the college of your dreams. You need something that is going to set you apart from the other applicants and make you stand out to a college admissions board. That one […]