Dr. Kat Cohen

Posts by Dr. Kat Cohen

  • Start Early: Secrets to Success for College Admissions

    February 20, 2015

    The college admissions process may be wrapping up for current seniors, but for juniors and underclassmen, college prep is in full swing – or at least it should be. Many students may have the “I’ll cross that bridge when I come to it” attitude about preparing for the admissions process, but that mindset wastes valuable time and resources. The best tip I can give...

  • Tips for Parents and Students on How to Pick the Right College

    December 2, 2014

    Students don’t have to go to a highly selective college to get a great education and a good job after graduation. With more than 4,000 colleges and universities in the US, there are plenty of options from which college-bound students can choose. However, many tend to rely on name-recognition as a gauge of a “good” college, rather than using the tools at their...

  • You Got Into College – Now What?

    April 30, 2014

    The stress of senior year and the college admissions process is coming to a close. We have all heard that some of the country’s top universities experienced historically low admission rates, but you weathered the storm and gained admission to one or more of your best-fit schools. So what’s next? Preparing to get into college is one thing, but that does not...

  • How to Find a Great-Fit Internship

    February 18, 2014

    When applying to college, we’ve all heard about the myth of the “well-rounded” student. In reality, colleges and universities, and...

  • The Role of Social Media in College Admissions

    December 4, 2013

    With all the buzz about the role of social media in almost every industry, it shouldn’t be surprising that it has increasingly become...

  • The Intangible Value of a College Degree

    November 4, 2013

    With student loan debts at historic highs and tuition rates increasing, many have been questioning the value of a college degree. Is...