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MAR
2014
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Elegir Carrera ≠ Elegir Concentración ≠ Elegir Universidad

Elegir Carrera ≠ Elegir Concentración ≠ Elegir Universidad escrito por Roberto Noya, College Counseling and Consulting LLC Muchos piensan que el proceso de seleccionar una universidad se reduce a lo siguiente: Primero, eliges una carrera, lo que determinará tu especialidad, que a...
11
MAR
2014
SAT matters

New SAT Matters

Recent announcements by the President of the College Board, David Coleman, about revisions to the SAT have generated a good deal of commentary.  As an independent college counselor and former admissions and enrollment management professional, one who recalls well the hoopla that...
04
JUN
2013

Choosing a Career ≠ Choosing a Major ≠ Choosing a College

by Roberto Noya, Owner & Consultant, College Counseling & Consulting LLC Many people, including some who should know better, believe that all college searches boil down to the following:  First, you choose a career; this will dictate your major, which in turn will enable...
05
MAY
2013
Roberto Noya

Yahoo Voices: College Bound Students – Raising Children to Be College Bound

Shirley A. Hammond, Yahoo! Contributor Network  May 5, 2013 I met Roberto Noya at a Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce event in May. The event theme was “The Importance of Leadership in Education.” After the keynote speaker (Alex Sanchez) spoke, organizers...
02
MAY
2013

MÁS ALLÁ DE LO CÓMODO (The Stretch Factor)

Para los estudiantes de escuela secundaria, decidir dónde quieren emprender sus estudios universitarios es un proceso largo que requiere mucha investigación y debate.  Durante esta temporada, los estudiantes de tercer año esperan visitar varias universidades como lo harán también...
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APR
2013
SAT Matters, Roberto Noya

SAT Matters

Throughout my 35 years as a college admissions professional, the value of the SAT (and other standardized testing used in college admissions) has been hotly debated. On the one hand, we hear impassioned condemnations of the SAT from critics bemoaning the biases in the exam, the...
08
APR
2013

The Stretch Factor

As high school seniors make a last round of campus visits before making a final decision about where to enroll for college and juniors begin their first set of visits to investigate college options, they can find a wealth of advice from online blogs, YouTube clips, newspapers,...
08
APR
2013

Why should my company offer employees any guidance on the college search?

Having a child go to college is not only the dream of many parents but constitutes one of the major life events in a family.  With college costs rising so much higher than salaries and inflation, soaring average college loan indebtedness receiving much negative press, and the...