Response To The College Admissions Scandal

The Dunbar Team | 03/22/2019

We have been as taken aback as many of you have been to learn of the cheating scandal in college admissions and the resulting indictments thus far. While there are more …


Is Taking A Gap Year Right For You?

The Dunbar Team | 04/01/2019

Not surprisingly, there is no clear answer to this question. But, as the popularity of taking a year off after high school has grown, so have the choices as to how …


Making the Most of College Visits

The Dunbar Team | 03/06/2019

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 …


Tips for Making This a Great Year

The Dunbar Team | 10/22/2018

It’s official! It is now fall and with the first days of the school year over and classes now fully in session, this is a good time to take steps …


The ACT/SAT Essay Section – Going, Going…

The Dunbar Team | 10/01/2018

Over the past few months a number of colleges have announced that they no longer ‘require’ the ACT/SAT Optional Essay portion of the tests; Stanford, University of Michigan, Duke, and …


Reflections on 2017-18 Admissions

Lisa Nelson | 07/06/2018

News From Dunbar May Meeting and Reflections on 2017-18 Admissions:   As we do each spring, Dunbar consultants gathered for a day in May to discuss the 2017-18 college admissions …


Admissions Interview

The Dunbar Team | 05/09/2018

“Tell Me About Yourself…..” That’s a question we often ask our students at the beginning of their practice interview session. It’s a conversation-starter that many admission interviewers use and is …


Staying Current-Professional Development

Rick Dickson | 04/17/2018

Recently, the Dunbar group met with a high school academic coordinator who is in charge of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme at her school. This integrated curriculum is growing across …


Welcome

Rick Dickson | 10/25/2017

Welcome! Dunbar Educational Consultants is happy to reintroduce ourselves with what we feel is a more informative and user friendly website. Maximizing Educational Opportunities, our tagline, best describes how we …