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Who is Writing Your Student’s College Essay?
Could you tell the difference between text generated by a robot and text written by a high school student? It may be more difficult than you think. ChatGPT was only launched in November 2022, but the artificial intelligence-powered chatbot’s explosion in popularity...
Understanding Your College Responses
Part of the college application process is acclimating to a new glossary of terms and acronyms, some of which are more intuitive than others. As we move into the final part of the application cycle and seniors receive notices from the schools to which they applied, it...
Summer Programs Add Skills and Enhance a Student’s Profile
Calling all juniors! What are your summer plans? It may seem like a long way off, but summer is the perfect time to explore a field or major through intensive short-term programs. Below is a list of some resources to explore. Many programs fill as early as January and...
What Do You Want In A College?
One of the very first steps of the college application process is determining what criteria will shape your student’s list of potential schools. At SFC, we focus on three pillars when constructing a college list: academic, personal, and financial fit. We recognize the...
Is College Abroad Right For You?
Considering college outside of the United States presents a unique set of challenges and opportunities for American students. If your student is planning to include international schools in their college list, read on for an overview from SFC Counselor Adele Horwitz...
Campus Safety for LGBTQ Students
Now that your student will be on their own at college, it’s a comfort to know that they’re in an environment that has infrastructure in place to protect and support the school’s population. For students in the LGBTQ community, concerns about health and safety may be...
De-stress Your College Essay
Attention, rising seniors: summer is the perfect time to work on your college essay! Also known as your personal statement, this essay is an opportunity for college admissions readers to get to know you beyond your transcript and test scores. It may seem daunting to...
Preparing for a Big Transition: How Parents Can Support Their Students’ Mental Health
The transition from high school to college is an important rite of passage in any person’s life—with it comes a whole new set of opportunities and challenges as your student adjusts to a more independent lifestyle. As a parent, you will also be going through a period...
Female Students with ADHD: How IECS Can Help
by Eric Endlich, Ph.D.|Originally published Jul 31, 2021| ADHD, College special accommodations, High school students, LD, Parenting, Special needs accommodations in college for LD with Sharon Saline, Psy.D. Nia had been so excited to go to college. She’d been...
Financial Basics for College-bound Students
As your student embarks on their first year of college, you’ve helped to prepare them with the necessary tools for their transition into a more independent lifestyle. One of the most important skills to develop during this transitional period is financial literacy....
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