January 2019
5 Tips For Planning a College Visit  
Dartmouth campus
 As many families are planning college visits, we have 5 tips for a planning a college trip: 
  • Review the Academic Calendar 
  • Identify Your Options 
  • Determine Your Needs 
  • Make a Reservation 
  • Plan the Trip
Click for the full article:   Tips for Planning College Visits.

As you begin planning your college visits for Spring Break, you'll want to make sure that students are on campus. Here are two websites that list many college's spring breaks.

Springbreak.com  and click "Dates" to see a list of many college's spring breaks. 

LD College Visits
For a student with learning differences, finding a college with the necessary accommodations and academic support services is important to his/her academic success. Services at the post-secondary level vary widely and can be grouped into three categories: minimal, moderate, and comprehensive program.
  • Minimal Services
  • Moderate Services
  • Comprehensive Program


Notice anything different? We've updated our logo to reflect our growing work with students applying to graduate school! Please visit our new website www.collegeboundmentor.com to learn more. If you'd like to schedule an appointment with us, click Book Now.
Make The Most of Summer
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Many summer programs have an application deadline of March 1 or earlier and others offer early registration discounts, so it’s good to start early to figure out how to make the most of your summer. Summer is a great time to fill in gaps in your profile or dive deeper into areas of interest for high school sophomores and juniors.
Study Tips for Major Exams
 
Here are some tips to help you do your best during exams:
  • Organize and Plan Ahead.
  • Determine your needs.
  • Create a "Distraction Free" Zone.
  • Take an Exercise Break.

Click here to read more about  Study Tips for Major Exams

Sending Midyear Reports
Now is time to put in a request to guidance to send your midyear report. Schools may also request additional information. 
Click to read:  Sending Midyear Reports
CBM On The Road: Recent College Visits
Seniors: 
Please continue to update us on the status of your applications. Be aware of financial aid deadlines and as always, contact us with any questions.
Juniors:  
Please send us feedback on any college visits or test scores so we can continue to refine your list. If we have not met already, please  schedule your College List Personal Needs Assessment  to develop your list. 
Sophomores: 
If you haven't already, please  schedule a meeting  to discuss classes for next year and summer plans. Also if you want to start testing the waters and visiting some colleges to get a sense of what you like and dislike, let us know and we'll map out a plan.