Partnering For Success

Partnering For Success

Accepted!

Accepted!

 One Step at a Time

One Step at a Time

No Need to Panic

No Need to Panic

Stand Out From the Crowd

Stand Out From the Crowd

College Essay Writing:  Above and Beyond

College Essay Writing: Above and Beyond

With an Open Mind, All Roads Lead to Learning

With an Open Mind, All Roads Lead to Learning

$1000 Prize for Best College Essays 2018

You already wrote it!  Why not submit it? Best College Essays 2018 is accepting submissions for their college admissions essay contest. First Prize is $1000! Two second prizes, $500 each, will also be given.  They will publish 50-75 essays. Deadline:  March 15, 2018    

Speed Reading Applications?

In my news feed this morning appeared an article in the Wall Street Journal that seemed to be aimed directly at me.  Entitled Some Elite Colleges Review an Application in 8 Minutes (or Less), the article explains that As application numbers surge, admissions officers at some elite colleges say they don’t have time to read {read more }…

Early Acceptances Rolling In

Here at New Vision Learning, we’ve already begun celebrating! Witness our early successes:  Harvard, Columbia, Princeton, Stanford, Penn, Barnard, Tulane, Wesleyan, Vassar, Bard, The New School for Social Research, Lewis and Clark. Our students have so far received almost half a million dollars in need-blind, merit-based financial aid.  We are so proud of the work {read more }…

Tips on Impasses In Writing College Essays

Ain’t no mountain high enough?  Ain’t no valley low enough?  To keep me from my . . . Writing always has a bit of pain in it.  It’s inevitable.  The idea is to put the moment of truth off as long as possible so that the imagination has free rein, so that you can play {read more }…

Gabrielle Glancy Speaks on HOW TO WRITE THAT WINNING COLLEGE ESSAY

Working in College Admissions, I read thousands of essays, by assuredly brilliant young people, that DID NOT catch the eye of the Admissions Committee.  As a writer myself and lifelong teacher of writing, I felt frustrated reading these essays!  I wished I could jump behind the screen and give these students advice on how to {read more }…