It’s College Essay Season!

The Dunbar Team | 10/03/2019

Prompt:  In 650 words or less, please sum up what is unique and amazing about you that will make us feel like we can’t possibly have a complete college campus …


CELEBRATING 35 YEARS!

The Dunbar Team | 09/09/2019

This September, Dunbar Educational Consultants celebrates thirty-five years of guiding students to exciting opportunities at schools, colleges and graduate schools, while supporting parents along the way in an emotional as …


Find Balance This Summer

The Dunbar Team | 06/27/2019

Find balance this summer:  Using the time off to catch your breath Most high school students likely have a good plan for what they will be doing throughout the summer …


Hats off to the Dunbar Class of 2019!

The Dunbar Team | 06/05/2019

Congratulations! Congratulations to the Dunbar Class of 2019 for all their achievements in their respective high schools, both inside and outside the classroom, and for being accepted by a broad …


Two New Consultants Join Dunbar!

The Dunbar Team | 05/06/2019

We are pleased to announce and welcome our two newest consultants, Allison Slater Tate and Holly Brown! Allison Slater Tate advises college-bound students and their families to help them find …


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 …