Estrela Consulting Blog

Estrela Consulting Blog

How Going Greek Brought Me Forever Friends

In high school, I was heavily involved in cheerleading. My best friends and I were all cheerleaders and when graduation came upon us, we would be separating off to our own colleges. I was open to meeting new people and was excited to find my college best friends just like how I found my high school ones. I began my freshman year in the fall of 2015 and decided to go through the sorority ...
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Parent to Parent: Tips for College Visits with Your Teen

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Q&A With a Former Admission Director: What Are Colleges Really Looking For?

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New Survey Finds What Colleges are Really Looking for in Applicants

The Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) released this month its ranking of What Colleges Look for in High School Students, based on an annual survey of nearly 2,000 independent educational consultants. While grades and standardized test scores are near the top of these annual rankings, a number of significant changes and surprises are challenging the assumptions about college ...
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College Signing Day 2018 Has Arrived!

It’s May 1st! Do you know what that means? It’s Save the Rhino Day? Frequent Flyer Day? Mother Goose Day? National Chocolate Parfait Day? School Principal’s Day? Ok, ok. All of those are correct but...most importantly in our world…
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