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Denison University: Charming and Impressive

On a Wednesday in August, I traveled with a colleague to visit Denison University in Granville, Ohio, about five hours from my home in Maryland. Granville is charming and picturesque, reminding me of a small New England community. Plus, Denison’s campus is impressive and beautiful. What is equally impressive and exciting are the academic opportunities… Read more

Insights for Empty Nest Parents

The day has finally arrived. Your child is packing her bags for college. You have supported, guided, encouraged, nudged, and loved her through her childhood and teenage years. During the past 17-plus months, you have helped her through all of the changes, frustrations, and tears that Covid-19 has brought to our lives, including canceled test… Read more

11 Steps to Successful College Visits

“It’s his senior year of high school, for goodness sakes!  Why am I feeling such dread?” one parent recently asked me.  “I thought I’d be dancing with joy.  He’s a senior; almost an adult. But instead I’m feeling scared and filled with questions.  He told me he needs to visit a few colleges.  I have… Read more

Applying to College? Top 10 Factors to Consider.

It’s a rainy Thursday afternoon at the end of August 2012.   I’m sitting at my desk in the Guidance office when I receive a phone call from a frantic parent. After introducing herself, she says, all in one breath: “My son is a senior, Mrs. Keilholtz. You need to help us. He hasn’t even looked… Read more

5 Steps NOW to Prepare for the College Admissons Process

All the books have been put away, the exams are a fading memory and rising high school seniors are breathing a collective sigh of relief.  School’s out for summer.  Time to sleep in, visit with friends, go on vacation, and, maybe even work.  Right? Wrong! If that is all that your rising senior is doing… Read more