Rhiannon Schade

Rhiannon Schade is the Director of College Counseling for Collegewise of Millburn.


How Should Rankings Affect My College Search?

It's critical not to let national rankings drive your entire college search process. Find out why here! read more

When Should I Start Thinking About Colleges?

The experts weigh in on when high school student should start thinking about college (and when to begin their college search!).read more

How Do I Choose Between the SAT and the ACT?

You should take the test that fits best with your learning and test-taking style.read more

How Is My Application Essay Used in Admission?

Your essay is the way that college admission officers get to know you as a person and see what kind of passion you'll bring to campus. Learn more about it here!read more

Do I need to take the SAT or ACT?

Most colleges do use standardized test scores (either the ACT or SAT) as part of their admission evaluation process.read more

How are standardized tests used in admission?

Test scores are part of how you are evaluated at many colleges, but they are never the most important consideration.read more

Can I Get Aid to Pay for Pre-College Program Tuition?

There are a number of ways to get financial aid and/or scholarships to help cover the cost of attending a pre-college program. Learn more here! read more

How Does a Summer Program Affect the College Search?

When college admission officers are evaluating your application, one of the characteristics they look for in you is initiative and another is love of learning.read more

What's the Pre-College Summer Program Application Process Like?

Some summer programs require an application many months in advance. Some only require registration. Find out more on CX now!read more

What can parents do if they disagree with their child's college choice(s)?

Unless it is a financial consideration, the decision is the student's. It is the student who has to live at the college, not the parent.read more