Suzan Reznick

Articles

How can college counselors help students and parents with different admission goals (schools, locations, price, etc.)?

One of the first things I tell my families is that the college admission process is about finding a good fit and match rather than trophy hunting.read more

Should counselors develop relationships with admission officials; if so, how might that benefit students?

When working in an independent school, many counselors build personal relationships with admission staffers . . .read more

What is your approach to helping students with application essays?

I have a series of questions I ask the student to answer, and from those responses, we narrow down potential topics for their essays--topics that individualize the student and allow him or her to have a clear voice.read more

What is your process for helping students create the list of colleges to which they will apply?

Finding colleges that will help students thrive depends on students reflecting on and identifying their aspirations, strengths, challenges, and personal preferences. read more

How has the recent economic climate affected the college admission process?

We (counselors) have seen more concern and confusion. Parents are taking a greater role in the college admission process and they are more anxious about admittance and costs.read more