Personal Essay Tips

The Dunbar Team | 10/12/2021

In high school, students learn the value of writing a clear and logic-based essay, revealing their thesis early in their essay and then, proving their thesis with evidence throughout the …


Congratulations to the Dunbar Class of 2021!

The Dunbar Team | 06/25/2021

Dunbar students were busy this year, submitting applications to 143 unique colleges and universities, from Amherst to Yale, and from the Georgia Institute of Technology to the Pratt Institute (and …


Common App & Application Essays Webinars

The Dunbar Team | 06/13/2021

Please join Caroline Brokaw Tucker and Allison Slater Tate of Dunbar Educational Consultants for our UPCOMING WEBINARS: COMMON APP FAQs We will take you through the Common Application page by page, …


Facebook Discussion Groups!

The Dunbar Team | 05/10/2021

We are excited to introduce our new Facebook discussion groups for college and boarding school admissions! Soon we will be adding groups for medical school admissions and career counseling. Come join …


Decisions, Decisions, Decisions…and Waitlists

The Dunbar Team | 03/12/2021

Advice for High School Seniors Awaiting Decisions With college decisions to be announced in the next few weeks, it’s natural and appropriate to hope for good news (and we will …


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 …