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Welcome to Bradshaw College Consulting. Here you'll find informative articles about choosing the right college, the requirements necessary to get into the college of your choice, help preparing your college essay, understanding the applications process, test prep, and more If you require college admissions into any one of the eight Ivy League schools - Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Columbia, Cornell, Brown, Dartmouth, and Penn - plus other ultra-selective private schools like MIT, Stanford, and Duke, speak to an Ivy League consulting expert now by calling 219-781-2372.

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"Coding skills in high demand in today's economy" December 4th 2020

"Hiring a college consultant" Novemeber 6th 2020

"Preparing For College Admissions Testing" September 11th 2020

Choosing the right college a defining moment in life."
 July 10th 2020

"Colleges Dispensing SAT Testing due to Covid precautions." June 26th 2020

"Use Freshman Year To Explore Academics & Activities" June 12th 2020

"International Students Amidst Pandemic" May 15th 2020

"College Majors Path Advice: Multiple Majors" May 3rd 2020

"Beware college SAT/Testing Optional" May 1st 2020

Covid 19 challenges higher education." April 17th 2020

My application was rejected by several top colleges and I'm upset." April 3rd 2020

Should I take a break from undergraduate studies?" Feb, 7th 2020

Top grades, test scores aren’t the only considerations for college acceptance." Jan.20th 2020

College waitlisted. chances. What you need to know." Jan. 15th 2020

Ivies don’t always prove to be the best fit" Jan. 9th, 2020

"Varsity Blues College Admissions Scandel Viewpoint" Jan. 3rd 2020

"Personal Essay Requirements For College Applicants." Jan. 1st 2020

Interternational students have a wealth of opportunities at American colleges" Dec. 20th, 2019

Choosing a challenging major may increase law school acceptance" Dec. 5th, 2019

Boarding school may be the best environment to challenge gifted student" Nov. 22, 2019

Choose a teacher who appreciates your abilities to write your recommendation" Nov. 7th, 2019

Improving your SAT score, taking online college courses can bolster college application" Oct. 28th, 2019

Early planning for college admissions process can pay off" Oct. 14th, 2019

MBA not need to be successful in the business world" Sept. 26th, 2019

Excelling at a top school — whether public or private — will aid in Ivy League application" Sept. 12th, 2019

A range of college choices that match your interests will make the application process easier" Aug. 29th, 2019

Classical languages can be a boost in college admissions” Aug. 15, 2019

Personal interviews are challenging but also a chance to sell yourself” Aug. O1, 2019

Ability to stand out separates those accepted at elite colleges from the rest” July 28, 2019

It’s never too early to start thinking about getting ready for college” July 04, 2019

Leadership skills, high test scores, good study habits key to college admission success” June 21, 2019

Finding a niche can be to college success” June 6th, 2019

Magazine's annual college ranking a guide to higher education possibilities” May 10th, 2019

Top-tier colleges offer unique opportunities beyond academics” April  11th, 2019

Competition, dwindling resources brought college admissions scandal” March  28th, 2019

Serious flaws in college admissions revealed in bribery case.” March 27th, 2019

Take your time when choosing a major.” March 25th, 2019

Colleges' job placement statistics can be difficult to find.” March 23rd,, 2019

Rejection from top schools shouldn't deter students from excelling elsewhere.” Jan 31st, 2019

Research, campus visits can help narrow your college list” Jan 17th, 2019

College choice should be guided by academic rigor, matching your strengths” Jan 4th, 2019

Class evaluations can be a sticky Task” December 20, 2018

Students must weigh job prospects, debt in post-graduate plans” December 12, 2018

Bay Area universities serve as conduit to Silicon Valley jobs” November 08, 2018

Field of study costs figure prominently in college choice” October 26, 2018

Ivy Leagues have advantages, but also downsides” October 11, 2018

Its's Not Too Soon To Start The College Application Process” Friday, Sept. 28, 2018

“Intelligence, performance and careful planning help in picking top college” Tuesday, July 31, 2018

“Bring your personality, goals to essay writing” Friday, July 20, 2018

“Being a polite pest key to gaining a foothold in media world” Sunday, July 15, 2018

“Taking time off from college can work to your advantage” Sunday, June 24, 2018

“Summer is a key time for research on what college to attend” Thursday, June 7, 2018

“Students need to keep grades up as they transition to high school” Tuesday, June 5, 2018

“Campuses, rivalries can play role in college choice” Sunday, May 13, 2018

“Choose a major in line with growing global industries” Monday, April 30, 2018

“Devote ample study time to SAT” Friday, March 30, 2018

“Extracurricular activities should reflect passions” Sunday, March 18, 2018

“Don't fret if shut out of top schools” Saturday, March 10, 2018

“Choose college major based on skills, career prospects” Monday, February 26, 2018

“Competition at Ivies leaves some applicants on waitlist” Monday, January 29, 2018

“Transfer students may have an edge in admissions” Wednesday, December 20, 2017

“Silicon Valley fertile ground for college search” Saturday, November 25, 2017

“GPA, essays help students rise to the top of the heap” Monday, November 13, 2017

“The devil is in the details at test optional colleges” Monday, October 30, 2017

“Tough choice awaits students deciding between Ivies, other colleges” Thursday, October 12, 2017

“Take SAT preparation seriously” Thursday, September 28, 2017

“Reading section key to performing well on PSAT, SAT” Thursday, August 31, 2017

“Finding your niche can ease first-year jitters” Thursday, August 17, 2017

“Colleges searching for creative, well-rounded students” Wednesday, July 26, 2017

“Think broadly about college choices” Friday, July 7, 2017

“Summer a good time for college planning” Saturday, June 24, 2017

“Transfer a second chance at first-choice school” Friday, June 9, 2017

“Law school path requires excellent grades, internship” Saturday, May 27, 2017

“Colleges look for students who can make an impact” Sunday, May 14, 2017

“Gap year may give college applicants an advantage” Friday, May 5, 2017

“Employability growing factor in college admissions” Tuesday, April 4, 2017

“Stats, computer science are a good start for any college student” Friday, March 17, 2017

“Rankings not only factor in choosing a college” Wednesday, March 8, 2017

“Internships can be pipelines to job market” Friday, February 17, 2017

“Many factors go into picking college major” Thursday, February 9, 2017

“Don't give up even if you aren't accepted to college early” Wednesday, December 21, 2016

“Well-balanced application key to Ivy League admission” Tuesday, December 6, 2016

“College consultants a growing resource for today's students” Sunday, November 27, 2016

“College reputation shouldn't be only consideration by applicants” Wednesday, October 26, 2016

“Good start essential to college success” Monday, September 19, 2016

“Bradshaw: Is GPA an accurate gage of student's potential?” Friday, September 2, 2016

“Educated Advice: Are unpaid media internships worth the effort?” Tuesday, August 23, 2016

“Magazine rankings can be a guide to variety of higher education possibilities” Tuesday, August 2, 2016

“How best to prepare for top colleges” Wednesday, June 29, 2016

“Back up your college choices in competitive market” Wednesday, June 1, 2016

“Educated advice: Greek, Latin courses will have Classics Departments drooling over you” Monday, May 23, 2016

“Educated Advice: Demystifying admission to top universities” Thursday, May 5, 2016

“Bradshaw: It's never too early to hone a child's learning skills” Tuesday, April 26, 2016

“Beware colleges where SATs are now optional” Thursday, April 7, 2016

“Educated Advice: Calm freshman jitters by getting involved” Monday, March 7, 2016

“High schoolers counting down the days for letters of admission” Saturday, February 20, 2016

“Nearly ideal high school record may not be good enough for Harvard” Wednesday, February 10, 2016

“Colleges that help land Silicon Valley jobs” Monday, December 28, 2015

“Educated Advice: Let your voice be heard in your college essay” Monday, November 30, 2015

“Take time to explore, pursue interests in first year of college” Monday, August 17, 2015

“Denied admission by first-choice school? Transfer later” Wednesday, May 13, 2015

“SAT or ACT for college applicants? Well, it depends ...” Monday, May 4, 2015

“Career goals count on college apps” Thursday, January 22, 2015

“GPA woes? Higher SAT score couldn’t hurt” Tuesday, December 30, 2014

“Should you study for SAT? Answer’s a no-brainer” Monday, December 29, 2014

“Bradshaw: Essays carry more sway than ethnicity” Thursday, November 13, 2014

“Time off shouldn’t hurt grad school admissions chances” Monday, September 29, 2014

“It’s never too early to start on college prep work” Saturday, August 2, 2014

“Essays can make or break your college admissions” Friday, March 28, 2014

“Rejection letters a reality for many” Tuesday, February 11, 2014

“Ivy League education has some advantages” Thursday, May 9, 2013

“Get early start on college applications” Wednesday, April 24, 2013

“Enthusiasm important in college interviews” Wednesday, April 10, 2013

“Beat the competition, show who you are” Thursday, March 14, 2013

“Career goals count on college apps” Wednesday, February 27, 2013

“Four classes that enhance any field of study” Tuesday, February 12, 2013

“Investigate edX to start online classes” Thursday, January 31, 2013

“Advanced degree considerations” Wednesday, January 16, 2013

“Teen sets bar high Silicon Valley Career” Wednesday, December 19, 2012

“Personal essays vital to admission” Wednesday, December 5, 2012

“College rankings worth considering” Thursday, November 22, 2012

“Competition spurs use of consultant” Saturday, November 10, 2012

“Competition grows for elite admissions” Tuesday, November 6, 2012

“Build learning skills at early age” Tuesday, November 6, 2012

“Start early on application process” Wednesday, October 10, 2012

“Factor global economy into major” Friday, September 28, 2012

“Leadership, service projects vital” Thursday, September 13, 2012

“Freshmen: Study hard from Day 1” Sunday, September 2, 2012

“Confidence paves way to Harvard” Monday, August 20, 2012

“Personal essay should set you apart” Tuesday, August 7, 2012

“Math will help any curriculum” Monday, July 16, 2012

“College rankings can matter” Sunday, July 8, 2012

“Start early when goal is top college” Sunday, June 10, 2012

“Performance more critical than ‘name’ school” Tuesday, May 8, 2012

“Applicants on waiting list can improve odds” Wednesday, May 2, 2012

“Acceptance time tough on high school seniors” Thursday, April 12, 2012

“Ivy schools more affordable” Thursday, March 29, 2012

“AP classes not for everyone” Saturday, March 17, 2012

“Course guide could be problematic” Thursday, March 1, 2012

“One major can complement another” Thursday, February 16, 2012

“College Common Application Changes Coming” Thursday, February 2, 2012

“Interview can make or break college admission” Wednesday, January 18, 2012

“Journalism requires persistence” Friday, December 30, 2011

“High school freshman thinks ahead” Friday, December 16, 2011

“Scholarship or elite school?” Tuesday, December 6, 2011

“Business, economics degrees differ greatly” Friday, November 25, 2011

“Compatibility glitch has student in a panic” Tuesday, November 8, 2011

“Graduate in 4 years and save” Friday, October 28, 2011

“Consultant an asset for top school” Sunday, October 16, 2011

“Prepare for the job recruiting season” Thursday, September 29, 2011

“HPA program is highly selective” Tuesday, September 13, 2011

“Second-tier colleges ‘the new Ivies’” Thursday, September 1, 2011

“College admission needs strategy” Wednesday, August 17, 2011

“Take time choosing college major” Thursday, August 4, 2011

“Advice for avoiding freshman jitters” Wednesday, July 20, 2011

“SAT or ACT? Try Both” Wednesday, July 6, 2011

“International admissions increase at U.S. colleges” Tuesday, June 21, 2011

“Elite colleges cash in by ‘selling the dream’” Monday, June 6, 2011

“Pursue college internship” Wednesday, May 25, 2011

“Law school a costly gamble” Tuesday, May 10, 2011

“Look at colleges for jobs” Wednesday, April 27, 2011

“Universities’ admissions more selective than ever” Tuesday, April 12, 2011

“Program aimed at young video gamers” Monday, March 28, 2011

“Job Experience - Determines Hiring Process” Monday, March 14, 2011

“Changes coming for GRE” Wednesday, March 2, 2011

“SAT just one part of your college application” Monday, February 14, 2011

“Backup Plan, College Applications Back-To-Back” Monday, January 31, 2011

“Interviews serve purpose” Monday, January 17, 2011

“Don’t rule out public schools” Monday, January 3, 2011

“Freshman year no time to coast” Monday, December 20, 2010

“High SAT score often not enough” Monday, December 6, 2010

“'Nerds' job market booming” Tuesday, November 23, 2010

“Choose A College Major Carefully” Tuesday, November 9, 2010

“Elite Ivy League Schools Put Emphasis On Leadership” Monday, October 25, 2010

“Top law schools look at LSAT” Wednesday, October 13, 2010

“Bad Letter Of Recommendation - Not The End!” Friday, September 24, 2010

“Prepare for alumni interview” Tuesday, September 14, 2010

“Essays critical to admission” Wednesday, September 1, 2010

“Prepare for college visits, then take tour” Monday, August 16, 2010

“Simplify the college selection process” Monday, August 2, 2010

“University rivalries go beyond athletics” Saturday, July 17, 2010

“Some freshmen should 'explore' various majors” Tuesday, July 6, 2010

“SAT Score Choice Often Confusing” Monday, June 21, 2010

“Summer good time for 'homework'” Monday, June 7, 2010

“Job Interviews Scare Grads” Tuesday, May 25, 2010

“Strategies For Pursuing an M.B.A.” Sunday, May 9, 2010

“Colleges Waiting List Taking Longer” Tuesday, April 27, 2010

“AP classes vital on college application” Thursday, April 15, 2010

“Student on right track for college success” Monday, March 29, 2010

“SAT Preparation For State School Applicants” Monday, March 15, 2010

“Veteran Gets MBA Good News” Wednesday, March 3, 2010

“Private School Cost Troubling Parents” Tuesday, February 23, 2010

“Parents worry college applications soaring.” Thursday, February 4, 2010

“Criteria For Getting Into An Ivy League School” Tuesday, January 26, 2010

“Prepare well for college interviews” Tuesday, January 5, 2010

“Pursue Architecture, But Design A Plan B” Monday, December 21, 2009

“University of Chicago Competitive Pressure” Wednesday, December 9, 2009

“Choosing an Engineering Major In College” Monday, November 23, 2009

“State Schools Get Selective” Friday, November 6, 2009

“SAT vs. ACT? Make An Informed Decision” Tuesday, October 20, 2009

“Lecture Halls Part Of College Reality.” Friday, October 9, 2009

“Good major is one that suits student's goals” Friday, September 25, 2009

“Research professors before taking classes.” Friday, September 11, 2009

“Short essays make big impressions” Friday, August 28, 2009

“Single most important criterion: SAT scores” Friday, June 6, 2008

“Do homework to get most of college tours” Friday, May 30, 2008

“SAT scores more important than ever” Friday, May 23, 2008

“Global economy churning billionaires” Friday, July 27, 2007

“You don't need Ivy League to succeed in life” Friday, July 13, 2007

“Student involvement is key to happy life on campus” Friday, June 29, 2007

“Favorite professor provides inspiration” Friday, June 15, 2007

“Take time away from college if you need a break” Friday, May 4, 2007

“Admission to elite colleges getting tougher” Friday, April 20, 2007

“Some students avoid elite-school 'rat race'” Friday, April 6, 2007

“If you miss the first time, try to transfer later” Saturday, March 24, 2007

“College freshmen need time to explore” Friday, March 9, 2007

“Have a game plan for college admissions” Friday, February 23, 2007

“Global economy changes rules for choosing a major and career” Friday, February 9, 2007

“Prepare for the interview and be yourself” Friday, January 26, 2007

“Good advice needed in picking a major” Friday, January 12, 2007

“Taking the Test is Serious Business” Thursday, March 3, 2005

“Don’t take vacation from applications” Tuesday, November 30, 1999