Coronavirus and College Prep Opportunities

Life has certainly changed. The way forward is unclear in many ways. At the same time, there are incredible opportunities that have opened up during this time.

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Early Tests – A Look at the PreACT, PSAT, and CLT8&10

Find out more about early college entrance exams – the PreACT, PSAT, and CLT8 & 10

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Learn What is New in College Admissions Testing

A Guest Article by Katherine O’Brien, M.A., CCPS of CelticCollegeConsultants.com   With recently announced changes to the ACT, instability in SAT scores from one sitting to the next, and the strong showing of the new CLT, students need to re-think their approach to college admissions tests. The ACT   Beginning with the September 2020 national …

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Should You Homeschool High School?, Part Four

Continuing our series on aspects to consider, from a college prep perspective, when considering whether to homeschool high school or not, we here consider issues that may come into play when applying for financial aid in college. Should You Homeschool High School, Part One Should You Homeschool High School, Part Two Should You Homeschool High …

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Should You Homeschool High School, Part Three

Continuing our series on aspects to consider, from a college prep perspective, when considering whether to homeschool high school or not, we here consider athletic participation and college recruitment, various “soft” skills students need to develop during the high school years in order to be successful on campus, and how to stay Catholic while in …

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Should You Homeschool High School? Part Two

Should You Homeschool High School, Part One   In this series of articles I will address a number of factors of high school education from a college admissions perspective.  As a Catholic homeschooling mother of six and a professional college consultant, I will share some of my experience and knowledge in this series of four …

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Should You Homeschool High School?, Part One

In this series of articles I will address a number of factors of high school education from a college admissions perspective.  As a Catholic homeschooling mother of six and a professional college consultant, I will share some of my experience and knowledge in this series of four articles.  In this first article, I’ll discuss the …

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Did you know there are Summer SAT & ACT Testing Options?

Have you heard that there are ACT test dates in June and July? SAT in June and August? The July & August dates are pretty new. These give students a chance to test outside the typical school year. Remember, you can test anywhere so, for example, if you’ll be in Boston on vacation, your student …

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Should You Homeschool High School?

As I’m sure you know, many homeschooling families put their children into “regular” high schools. Here are a few things to consider from the college prep perspective if you are thinking about homecshooling high school. Homeschooled students are welcome Nearly every college accepts homeschooled students. If your transcript is unaccredited, there are a few schools, …

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