May Ruiz

August College Search Guide
Education

August College Search Guide

  The Road to College By May S. Ruiz Summer break is close to an end for some kids; August usually heralds the start of another school year.  If your children are heading back to class this week, I hope they had the chance to breathe, decompress, and savor the lull because they are now…

July College Search Guide
Education

July College Search Guide

The road to college By May S. Ruiz It’s the middle of summer and temperatures are soaring in the triple digits. I hope you and your children are finding fun ways to beat the heat. Summer was traditionally when teen-agers found jobs flipping burgers at fast food joints, cashiering at retail stores, or working as…

June College Search Guide
Education

June College Search Guide

The Road to College By May S. Ruiz  June typically marks the end of another school year.  In my days, the onset of summer meant taking a break from the harried pace of schoolwork, extra-curricular activities, and academic clubs events.  But increased competition to gain admission to very selective universities has forced teens to fill…

May College Search Guide
Education

May College Search Guide

By May S. Ruiz This is it – your children have reached the homestretch!  Freshmen are looking forward to their last month, relieved that they are almost done with 9th grade.  Meanwhile, it is a bittersweet time for seniors as they anticipate the end of their high school career and spend the last remaining weeks…

Greg Kaplan Teaches Effective College Application Strategies
Education

Greg Kaplan Teaches Effective College Application Strategies

  By May S. Ruiz Right about now, high school seniors across the United States are getting their acceptance (or dreaded rejection) letters from the universities to which they applied.  As many of these students have found out, getting into one’s their dream college has gotten increasingly difficult.  The admissions process has become a cause…

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