Hats off to the Dunbar Class of 2024!

The Dunbar Team | 06/12/2024

In May, we met to review our Dunbar students’ results and see what trends we could identify; several of us are also participating in a significantly larger pool of anonymous …


High School Planning / Timeline

The Dunbar Team | 04/25/2024

One of the keys to navigating high school successfully and positioning yourself for your college applications is a well thought-out plan. The following is a brief overview of the high …


Decisions, Decisions, Decisions…and Waitlists

The Dunbar Team | 03/25/2024

With all the recent college decisions and more to come in the next week, it’s natural and appropriate to hope for good news. We also like to remind our students …


Making The Most Of College Visits

The Dunbar Team | 03/01/2024

There are many ways to assess whether a college or university may be a good fit for you, but we believe, when possible, the best way for students to get …


College Admissions 101: The Path Through High School

The Dunbar Team | 02/22/2024

Please join Caroline Brokaw Tucker and Sarah White of Dunbar Educational Consultants for our COLLEGE ADMISSIONS 101 WEBINAR:  THE PATH THROUGH HIGH SCHOOL Thursday, February 29th at 7:30 PM ET …


Curriculum Planning: Tips On Making Good Decisions

The Dunbar Team | 02/08/2024

February and March mark the time of year when high school students begin to plan their academic programs for the following year. These decisions are particularly significant because the single …


Deferral = Maybe

The Dunbar Team | 01/20/2024

In the world of college admissions, there is one decision that always — and understandably — causes a lot of confusion: the deferral. A deferral is neither an acceptance nor …


Planning for Summer 2024

The Dunbar Team | 12/01/2023

Believe it or not, now is a good time to think about SUMMER plans, especially if you are interested a summer enrichment or research program with an early deadline (as …


What Next?

The Dunbar Team | 11/15/2023

A checklist for what do after you’ve submitted your applications: Congratulations to those of you who have already clicked “send!”  Submitting college applications is a big and exciting step and you …


Matchmaking for Colleges

The Dunbar Team | 10/01/2023

Having a strategic plan for applying to colleges probably doesn’t sound very romantic, but in the long run, it is very wise. Knowing how to approach this process pragmatically, realistically, while …