SPRING IS HERE! OR SHOULD I SAY SUMMER DRAWETH NIGH?
It feels like Spring, but time says Summer. Oh, climate change! We would like to say Covid change....but, with the pandemic unfurling its worst disasters in India, Brazil and elsewhere....well....we continue to struggle. So homage to all those who were successful and continue to be successful. Kudos to you. I did not have a chance to thank the Ardenne Team for inviting me to their College Zoom Fair online, a splendid event. Those students are tenacious. With a lot of un
The Student Loan
Everyone is busy putting their lives in order for school in Fall 2021. Everyone is rushing to select the school of choice, close off the visa process and simply get ready for college or school. We sent out a Whatsapp message on things to do.. WAITLISTS? Should one write a letter to hold one's position? Sure. What should one do...send in a letter of recommendation and more exciting feats of accomplishments..yes? How likely is it to get off a waiting list? Once in a blue m
College Acceptances - Crazy Year
The pandemic led to a crazy outcome. International students suffered greatly. Was it the need to restrict travel, vaccinations, scholarships? On every level, we heard record-breaking number of applicants applying. Test optional lent itself to the curve. When certain schools were only admitting 4%, going after full paying candidates, international students fared the worst. Yet we still saw scholarships, but fewer. We saw the need for more student loans. I have been meeti
POST EASTER BLISS
Coming off a peaceful Easter weekend, it seemed somewhat difficult to rouse oneself to come back to work on April 6th for another work week in Jamaica. But back to work are we! Just a reminder that SAT registration closes on April 8...2 days away! Just for the record, Versan no longer does credit card payments for students without a credit card. But we are reminding you that the deadline is April 8th! TEST OPTIONAL SAT Many schools will be adding on 2 more years to test-o