Latest on the Blog
Financial aid terminology is difficult to understand. Read our tips on debunking the myths behind grants, scholarships, and loans.
If you’re a sophomore or junior, be encouraged that you’re still in Chapter 1. Heartbreak and challenges will be part of your story. They do not define you.
Whether you are planning to apply to a prestigious university or an independent college, find out what they are looking for.. it may not be what you think.
In this video, learn how a College Advisor can Help In Your College Search, application and acceptance to the school of your choice!
Weil College Advising discusses 5 Tips for making college applications easier, How to Measure your chances for admissions and When Should you take the SAT?
Here’s what you need to know about these forms and their deadlines:All institutions require submission of the FAFSA for financial aid consideration. FAFSA can be accessed and submitted at https://fafsa.ed.gov/About 250 colleges and universities also require submission...
Evaluating colleges is more challenging for a student with learning disabilities or mental health issues, so there are seven things you need to keep in mind:1. Should you disclose a disability?Parents worry that disclosing a disability will hurt the student’s chances...
Greetings!Somehow, summer is never long enough. Hope you had a good one though.Your September newsletter is attached.In this issue you'll find articles that focus on back-to-school and college application concerns:Decoding College Application Plans - knowing when and...
Here’s the latest from my desk:
• Adjusting to College Life – Understanding the most common challenges reported by freshmen – and what to do about them — can make the transition to college life go more smoothly for both students and their parents.
• Majoring in Landscape Architecture – If you’re creative, interested in the environment and science, and enjoy working with people, landscape architecture may be just the career for you.
• Talking to Your Kids About Money – They use gift cards, credit cards, debit cards and apps such as Venmo and PayPal. Money, the green stuff, is not a meaningful part of many teenagers’ lives. Before your child leaves for college, a conversation about finances is in order.
• How Movies Can Help You Write Better Application Essays – The best college application essay, don’t merely tell what happened to you; they also let admission officers understand why what happened matters. To do that in 650 words or less you need to think like a screenwriter.
At Weil College Advising we utilize a unique, holistic approach to counsel families. We pride ourselves of knowing each one of our students and provide a service tailored to their individual needs and aspirations. More...
- "Let's Talk About College" - Greenburgh Public Library. White Plains
- "The Road to College" - New Castle Town Hall, Conference Room - Chappaqua (across the street from the Chappaqua Library)
- What Colleges are Really Looking for in Admissions - White Plains
- Financial Aid for College - Greenburgh Public Library
- The College Application Essay - JCC Mid Westchester
COLLEGE COSTS AND FINANCIAL AID OPTIONS - Tuesday, January 21, 7 to 8 Greenburgh Public Library. 300 Tarrytown Road, Elmsford, NY. Learn about the financial aid “big picture” and how to maximize your student’s potential to receive scholarships, grants and merit aid.
THE FIVE COMPONENTS OF A WINNER COLLEGE APPLICATION - Tuesday, March 17 - 7 to 8 pm GPL, 300 Tarrytown Road, Elmsford, NY. What are competitive colleges looking for in an applicant? Learn what you can do now to increase your chances of admission!
FIVE TIPS TO BUILD A SOLID COLLEGE LIST - Tuesday, May 19 - 7 to 8 pm - GPL 300 Tarrytown Road, Elmsford, NY. How do you pick from thousands of options? Where do you start? What are the main components of a good college list? Learn tips from a pro!
THE COMMON APP ESSAY: DO’S AND DON’TS Tuesday, August 11 - 7 to 8 pm - GPL 300 Tarrytown Road, Elmsford, NY Learn what colleges are looking for in the common app essay, and how to develop an essay that will “do the job.”