The College Board is offering SAT tests in August starting in 2017! Take a look at the College Board SAT Dates and Deadlines page for information on testing schedules.
Sue gave a presentation Count Down to High School and Beyond: Getting Connected-Finding a Fit at Yinghua Academy, a Chinese immersion charter school, last night (1/12/16). And no, she did not present in Chinese!
Sue spoke to a group of middle school students and their parents on how to choose the best high school. Among the topics Sue addressed were her top ten tips for choosing the best high school.
As we help our seniors deal with denials and deferments, there are other reasons to be proud. One of our staff members had a letter to the editor published in Star Tribune on Dec. 26, 2015. She is an AP LIT teacher at a local high school.
Sue Luse was recently interviewed by the editor-in-chief of Consumer Digest for the May/June 2015 report on colleges & universities and the affordability of attendance. The feature article can be accessed now if you are a subscriber to Consumer Digest. Otherwise, the article will be available to non-subscribers in July.
Take a look at these links for information on upcoming changes to the PSAT and the SAT.
From the CollegeBoard website, two charts with the differences (the first is substantive; the second is procedural):
We are delighted to announce that College Expert has expanded to open a new office in Uptown. The new office is located in the heart of Uptown at 1005 W Franklin #4, Minneapolis, MN, 55405. We will be there the third Sunday of every month from 10-4 and may offer other dates in the future. We realize many of our clients live in the western suburbs and Minneapolis, and hope this will provide a convenient option.
We will be in our new space starting January 11.
Sue Luse was interviewed for this Mashable article. Read about 7 Hot Majors That Didn’t Exist When You Were in College.
Here are some stats from Minnesota Private College Council May, 2014 Newsletter. Sue Luse is quoted in this article.
Sue will be a guest on MPR’s The Daily Circuit on April 15, 2014 at 11:20 am. The discussion’s topic is “Which colleges, majors are worth the cost?” You can listen live on 91.1 FM or stream it from the The Daily Circuit page (click the headphones icon to the right of the article to listen).
If you missed the live streaming, click here to listen to the program.
Sue Luse and one of her students are featured in this article
What to expect from an independent college counselor on Reuters.com.
Missed the discussion on “Should Kids Go to Summer College” on HuffPost Live? Go to this link http://huff.lv/12q65tK to watch it now.
Join Sue on Huffington Post Live this afternoon to discuss “Are Summer College Programs Really Worth It?”
Read Sue’s blog on the Independent Educational Consultant’s Blog on Making the Most of the Summer of 2013: Tips for Soon-to-be College Freshmen and their Parents
Listen to the second half the Education Roundtable on WCCO’s News and Views with Roshini Rajkumarof when Sue Luse enters the roundtable. This recording (18 minutes) does not contain the entire 1PM show with Roshini Rajkumarof. It starts with the introduction of Sue Luse.
To listen to the podcast in its entirety (1 hour) on iTunes, go to yesterday’s blog (May 14)
If you missed Sue Luse on WCCO’s News and Views with Roshini Rajkumar, the host for Education Roundtable, you can listen to the May 12 show on podcast. Select the 1 PM show featuring Sue Luse, Dale Kurschner (Editor-in-Chief, Twin Cities Business Magazine), and Amy Hertel (Mineapolis Foundation). Sue appears in the second half of the show at time: 18:04. The image below is how it appears on the list of podcasts dated 5/12/13.
Sue Luse will be on Education Round Table this Sunday, May 12, 1-2 pm on WCCO Radio’s News & Views. Listen on 830 WCCO Newsradio with Roshini Rajkumar @RoshiniR @wccoradio #NewsandViews. You are welcome to call and/or text in with questions relating to preparing for college or selecting colleges.
Here is an article – Coping with College Rejection: How Parents Can Help that Sue Luse contributed to for Fox Business Network. It appears in the Personal Finance College Planning page.
Sue Luse is in the news again!
Read about Sue in the March Issue of Edina Magazine about college advising.
Big news! Big changes! Read this article from Inside Higher Ed: Common Application’s New Essay Prompts.
Suzanne Luse is among “…100 of Twin Cities Business' most coveted resources in this year’s Black Book. They're the individuals to know about and, if possible, get to know if you're seriously pursuing new and more expansive goals in the months ahead.” Read about Sue in Twin Cities Business' Black Book.
Here are some tips on college apps. Sue Luse was a resource for this Fox Business article.
Look who is on the lead page of the article “Prepping for College” in the October issue of MPLS St. Paul Magazine?
Read the article.
Read about the impact of photo ID requirements for SAT/ACT registration and testing in today’s Star Tribune article Heightened ACT, SAT security will test students. Sue Luse was interviewed and quoted in this article.
I was interviewed and quoted in this front page article of the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Take a look. Photo IDs needed for ACT/SAT
As a member of IECA (Independent Educational Consultants Association), I occasionally write a blog for them. My latest blog is entitled “Tips for Advising B.F.A. Seeking Students,” posted on April 4, 2012. I invite you to check it out.
Here is an article in the Huffington Post by Patrick O’Connor, Director of college counseling, Roeper School, about college admissions trends.
The Star Tribune published my letter to the Readers Write section regarding higher education today, March 26, 2012. You can read it on page A10 or online at www.startribune.com/opinion/letters/144041856.html.
The Star Tribune has a great article today about how colleges like St. Olaf are defending the value of a liberal arts education. Read the article at http://www.startribune.com/local/143419966.html
This morning, IECA posted a blog written by my son, Ryan Luse. I am proud to post it on my website as well. Ryan is in the process of transitioning his career into the field of educational consultants. He comes from a writing and communications background, a graduate of Emerson College, and currently works for Thomson Reuters. Recently, Ryan decided to pursue his passion for education and is taking courses through UCLA online. As his mom, I know Ryan is a fit for this role. He is highly creative, great with people, tech savvy, and shares my passion and insights on the college admission process. He has been working with me behind the scenes for years, researching programs and helping create college lists. And as my son, he has been to many colleges over the years, and has grown up hearing me talk about my love of colleges and helping students find the best fit. Here is in his own words why he is pursuing the inspiring and rewarding field of an education consultant…
Listen to Sue Luse’s advice about getting a head start on college applications this summer.
The Star Tribune published Sue Luse’s letter to the editor regarding senior year. Take a look at the Editorial Page on Friday, April 23, 2010: Letter to the Editor
This article appeared in the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Read article.