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My Views on Starting College

At the start of this year, I had a goal of getting into an Early College program so I can graduate high school early and have a head start on college. 319 more words


3 ways high school juniors (and sophomores!) should be preparing for the college essay

Yes, there is such a thing as writing your college essay too early. For over a decade, my students (and their parents) have heard me deliver this refrain, and it remains true as it ever was. 922 more words


My first year of college.

In August of last year, which seems like a lifetime ago now, I found out that I had been offered a place at the University of Limerick to study Journalism and New Media, my first choice, and I couldn’t have been happier. 795 more words


PVA Parent Workshop Information

You’re Invited: Help your student reach his or her potential!

PVA’s Spring Parent Workshop will be Tuesday April 25th and headed by our very own Ms. 115 more words

What's New?

Wait - what if I'm in the 11th grade?

If you’re not yet in your senior year of high school, GREAT! That means you have a lot of time to prepare and get a jump on beginning the process. 406 more words

College Admissions Help

What to Expect During Your First Year of College

Obviously, your experience will be somewhat different, but, if you’re painfully awkward, a little sheltered and have no idea how to use a stove, your first year may bare some semblance to mine. 751 more words