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15 06, 2015

College Admissions: It’s All About ADD

2017-04-21T17:02:54+00:00

It’s February and time for the annual pandemic of ADD!

Aha, if you are thinking this story is either wacko or just another rant about Attention Deficit Disorder you are incorrect. This seasonal event starts in late December and can last until April and in some cases even into the summer. This ADD has to do with college admissions and only students truly immune from this syndrome are those that have had the joy of receiving an offer of admission from the college to which they applied via the Early Decision process.

The ADD in this case is Admitted, Deferred or Denied.  For the […]

15 06, 2015

The Three Levels of Learning Services in College

2017-04-21T17:02:54+00:00

When students with learning disabilities decide to go to college, they face not only the challenge of finding the right college match but also the right type and the right level of learning support services.

In our private practice we encounter a variety of students who will need learning supports in order to be successful in college. Some may have learning disabilities that were never diagnosed and may be performing way below their potential. Others are fortunate to be receiving the highest level of support from their high school, called an Individualized Educational Plan (IEP). A lower level of support just […]