For Richer, For Poorer

Do you want to get an idea of who’s studying at your college or alma mater, at least based on income? Well, the New York Times has put together a chart showing the results of a recent study comparing colleges in terms of percentage of students in the top 1% vs. the bottom 60% of…

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Can Breathing Deeply Raise Your SAT or ACT Score?

Here’s a thought for students who have anxiety over taking the SATs, ACTs and SAT subject tests: Breathing! The thought comes from reading the Science section of the New York Times this morning. In an article entitled, Breath. Exhale. Repeat, Lesley Alderman writes that controlled breathing, as it is called, is a stress reliever. Now…

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Betsy Woolf Featured in MONEY College Planner

Ask an Adviser: How can my kid get an athletic scholarship? For an example of the kind of smart advice the experts have to offer, here’s Betsy Woolf, an educational consultant based in New York, on how to score athletic scholarships: “Lots of students are good athletes, but not all students are good enough to…

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Betsy Woolf on CollegeXpress

Betsy is featured on CollegeXpress where she gives insight and advice on college consulting (with a little ‘fun stuff’ that will help you get to know her better). Read about it here

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A “Slice” of Woolf College Consulting

Betsy has been featured in The Slice, a newsletter about college admissions and standardized testing. Read on to find out what led Betsy to the profession of college consulting and what she loves the most about her job: “I think my entire academic and professional life led me to this business – and a little…

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V.I.P.

NY Times, January 6, 2008…….. THE guidance department of Mamaroneck High School, a public school of 1,454 in affluent Westchester County, gets an airy suite on the top floor of what looks like a glass-and-steel Adirondack lodge. The walls are covered with glossy posters of colleges and universities, from the Gothic grandeur of Harvard and…

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