One of the Best Ways to Demonstrate Interest Virtually

The Dunbar Team | 08/10/2020

Have you been wondering how to learn more about your top choice colleges and demonstrate your interest given that so many campuses are closed to visitors? We have always recommended …


Play Ball? College Athletics and Covid-19

The Dunbar Team | 08/15/2020

Along with the rest of you, we’ve been following the news to learn how colleges are planning to handle the upcoming fall semester – not only in terms of online …


The Common App "Optional" Covid-19 Essay

The Dunbar Team | 08/15/2020

As students fill out their Common Applications, they may feel they have fewer activities to list than they would have without the shutdowns this spring and summer. More than ever, …


2020 Vision in College Admissions Trends

The Dunbar Team | 08/24/2020

As summer nears its close, we take a moment to pause and reflect on the last few remarkable months in college admissions and consider the months to come. For our seniors, …


Dunbar Adds Career Counseling Services

The Dunbar Team | 07/30/2020

We are delighted to announce that Katie Rocheleau has joined the Dunbar team as a college admissions counselor. Katie, who is based in Boston, will also provide career counseling services …


Hats off to the Dunbar Class of 2020!

The Dunbar Team | 06/30/2020

Congratulations to the Dunbar Class of 2020 for all their achievements in their respective high schools, both inside and outside the classroom, and for being accepted by a broad range of …


Exploring Gap Year Options

The Dunbar Team | 05/05/2020

Dunbar Thoughts on Gap Years 2020 Gap years have been a common practice in the U.K. and Australia for some time, and their popularity is rapidly growing here in the …


Options Facing the Class of 2020 - Webinar Recording & Links

The Dunbar Team | 05/04/2020

Dunbar Educational Consultants hosted a webinar on April 29th to discuss Options Facing the Class of 2020, College Admissions in the Midst of COVID-19 (Round 2) Here is the LINK to watch …


Decision Day and Waitlists

The Dunbar Team | 05/01/2020

Although many colleges have extended their deposit deadlines to June 1st, today May 1st is the enrollment deadline for most colleges, the date when they know what their “yield” is. …


Resources for Students During Covid-19

The Dunbar Team | 05/02/2020

We have always felt that a key part of our mission is to reduce stress for our students and their families as they navigate a particularly complex and stressful process. …