How do you bring ideas to life?

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May 24, 2014

Playfulness. Beauty. Nature. I am driven by what I see. As a very visual person, I do a lot of mind-mapping, drawing, and diagramming. It’s been surprising to me to see how many of my students are also visual learners. I operate best through stories that provide cultural and geographic references since I’ve worked with…

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Where did the idea for Where Success Blooms come from?

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May 21, 2014

I’ve worked in both college admissions at Stanford University and college counseling at Phillips Academy, Andover; two very highly selective educational institutions. On both sides of the desk I genuinely enjoy working with students and families; however, watching parents and students endure the high degree of competitiveness and stress that accompanies this time period was…

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1600 is the top score on the SAT again.

March 7, 2014

Yesterday the College Board announced a “do-over.” Like any fashion trend, if you wait long enough you’ll see it again. If you felt as frustrated that the top score changed to “2400” in 2005 as I did when skinny jeans appeared, then you’ll now have something to celebrate.  (I, on the other hand, will have…

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Charity is in bloom!

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February 6, 2014

From February 2014 through July 2014, Where Success Blooms – College Admission Experts will donate a portion of our company’s profit to sponsor at least one student’s school tuition in Uganda. Looking ahead to our one year anniversary, we intend to spread the transformative power of education worldwide.

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Did you know?

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January 30, 2014

(Source: 2013 State of College Admission Report by the National Association for College Admission Counseling) *89% of colleges and universities report accepting online applications in the Fall of 2012. *“A large majority (69 percent) of colleges reported an increase in Early Action applications and a similar proportion (68 percent) reported increases in the number of…

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How much will college cost?

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December 19, 2013

Are you a little shocked by the sticker price of college?  Have you ever wondered about how much your family might be expected to pay? If you are curious about how much college will cost, please click on the name of a college listed below. (Links were updated by the National Center for Education Statistics.)…

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