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College Readiness

Five Signs a College Student may Benefit from Extra Support

Challenge is a part of the normal transition to college. The difficult parts of life are the parts where we learn and grow. And, sometimes...

Boarding Schools

Six Questions to Ask When Choosing the Right Boarding School How do you choose a boarding school with so many good schools throughout the United...

College Visits

The 10 Most Important Things to Look for in a Campus Visit (especially international students) by Rebecca Grappo, M.Ed, Certified Educational Planner For most families,...

Parenting

Today is a big day at our office– our new furniture arrives (pictures to follow!). And in the meantime, while cleaning out my desk, I...

College Applications

  Starting the Texas Tour Prior to the IECA Conference in Austin this year, I had the opportunity to visit 6 Texas colleges and universities...

Educational Consultants

For years, I have wanted to do site visits on three very special therapeutic programs in Costa Rica – New Summit Academy, The Bridge, and...

Boarding Schools

Cobalt blue skies, soaring evergreen trees, lush ferns, glacial lakes, hidden coves, and ocean views – few places in the world are as lovely as...

College Admissions

At the recent Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) conference in Austin, Texas, Michelle Grappo and Rebecca (Becky) Grappo both took on new leadership roles in...

International Schools

Cheryl Brown of The International School of Muscat in Oman and Brooke Fezler of the International School of Barcelona, along with the support of their...

College Readiness

On one of the first fall days of September, Michelle and Rebecca were invited to speak to the Colorado Consultants Association to answer that vexing...

Boarding Schools

How to Rock the Boarding School Zoom/ Skype Interview Interviewing for anything? New job boarding school placement college  even making new friends (hey, it counts!)...

Education for Expat Kids

Taking a special needs child abroad? Do you live abroad already with a child who has special needs? How have you made it work? Jackie...