Elizabeth Simms

Santa Cruz & Bay Area College Fairs

By on July 13, 2016 in Events
Santa Cruz & Bay Area College Fairs

Colleges That Change Lives – College Fair & Information Sessions Santa Clara Marriott Salon 1-9 2700 Mission College Boulevard, Santa Clara Monday July 31, 2017: 7:00 PM Cabrillo College and Career Night Cabrillo College October 30, 2017  Silicon Valley STEM College and Career Fairs Santa Clara Convention Center Santa Clara Sunday, October 8, 2017:1:00 to  4:00 […]

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Common Application 2017-2018 Prompts

By on February 1, 2016 in College Applications
Common Application 2017-2018 Prompts

  2017-2018 Common Application Prompts  Prompt #1 – Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story. Prompt #2 The lessons we take from obstacles we encounter can be fundamental to later success. Recount […]

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Understanding WUE Scholarships

Understanding WUE Scholarships

The Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) is a great option for many students.  However, it is critical that  parents and students become well informed about both the benefits and drawbacks of the WUE scholarship program.  In an effort to assist you in evaluating the Western Undergraduate Exchange option,  I have put together a few questions based […]

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The New Common Application Essay Prompts

By on June 30, 2015 in College Applications
The New Common Application Essay Prompts

The new Common Application essay prompts for the class of 2016 are out.  The prompts are quite broad, allowing students plenty of room to share their story, experiences, values, lessons, creativity and much more. The New Common Application Prompts Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be […]

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RN Programs – Understand Your Options

By on June 28, 2015 in All Things Nursing
RN Programs – Understand Your Options

There are so many different types of RN pre-licensure programs. It can be just plain confusing.  But understanding what the options are, along with the pros and cons of each one, is one of the first steps to take when researching nursing programs. I hope this entry will help you decide which one will be […]

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CTCL College Fair Comes to Bay Area

By on June 25, 2015 in College Fairs, News Blast
CTCL College Fair Comes to Bay Area

The Colleges That Change Lives College  Fair is coming to  Santa Clara and Marin  at  7:00 PM on  July 27 and 28, respectively.  Forty liberal arts colleges, from all over the United States, belong to the CTCL. Most of them will have admission representatives present to talk to students and parents about the opportunities their colleges offer I  encourage  students […]

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