“College is a match to be made, not a prize to be won. If you make a good match, isn’t that the best prize?”. ~Frank Sachs~ Director of College Counseling at The Blake School (MN) 2005 NACAC President. March 14, 2012. It Takes a Village. Guidance Counselors – write your SSR recommendation
“College is a match to be made, not a prize to be won.If you make a good match, isn’t that the best prize?”
~Frank Sachs~Director of College Counseling at
The Blake School (MN)
2005 NACAC President
March 14, 2012
The College Office Staff
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**The SSR Background Questionnaire and the College Advisement Worksheet should be completed as soon as possible
- registering on college’s website as a prospective student
- joining mailing list
- meeting college admissions reps here at Stuy in the Fall
- attending colleges’ information sessions held in NYC. . .
intellectual passion enriching life experiences
high test scores sustained commitment to activities
well-written essays talent
curiosity service creativity
interesting viewpoints academic success
demonstrated interest aspirations
quality of coursework leadershiplife goals
Our application review is holistic.
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there is not one school out there that is your PERFECT match…
…you could be happy/fulfilled/challenged at a number of different colleges.
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FINALLY, PAYING FOR COLLEGE
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