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 …


Extracurricular Activities: How Important Are They?

The Dunbar Team | 12/17/2018

Extracurricular Activities:  How important are they?   Guidance counselors, parents and administrators agree that students should try to be involved in activities beyond their academic work.  Engaging in activities outside the classroom benefits …


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 …


Making the Most Out of College

The Dunbar Team | 09/06/2018

Getting into college is not the end; it’s the next step in educating yourself and preparing for a productive and successful career. Make the most of your college experience and …