Boarding School Admissions 2020-21

The Dunbar Team | 02/01/2021

Boarding School admissions has been an entirely new experience this year for families and the schools. And while we are past the first application deadline of January 15th, many schools …


Thinking of Transferring?

The Dunbar Team | 02/01/2021

Every year at this time, we hear from students who, for a variety of reasons, express an interest in transferring to another college or university. Perhaps, a student desires a …


Tips for a Virtual Job / Internship Search

The Dunbar Team | 02/01/2021

As college students head back to school for the spring semester (or gear up for another few months of virtual learning), the job and/or internship search may be top of …


College Admissions 101 Webinar Series

The Dunbar Team | 01/25/2021

Please join Caroline Brokaw Tucker and Allison Slater Tate for our Upcoming College Admissions 101 WEBINARS: THE PATH TO COLLEGE Wednesday, January 27th at 7:00 PM ET We will be discussing …


College Board Drops SAT Subject Tests And Optional Essay

The Dunbar Team | 01/19/2021

The big news rocking college admissions today is the College Board’s decision to eliminate Subject Tests and the SAT Essay section. With pandemic-related test date cancellations, students had to prioritize …


Webinar: Collegiate Recruiting for Crew

The Dunbar Team | 01/15/2021

College Recruiting for Crew in the Midst of COVID JOIN US FOR A WEBINAR SATURDAY, JANUARY 23 4:00 PM ET Caroline Brokaw Tucker of Dunbar Educational Consultants Luke Walton of Rower …


Student Ambassador Program

The Dunbar Team | 09/02/2020

Our goal is to help high school students identify colleges that would be a good academic and social fit. Talking to a current college student can be a huge help …


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, …