Cyndy McDonald

Cyndy McDonald

Analyzing Financial Aid Awards Made Easy

Analyzing Financial Aid Awards Made Easy

Audry came into my office so excited!  “I have all my financial aid awards- but I have no idea what they mean!” How many parents and students have this same question? I sat Audry and her parents down and we started entering information into GuidedPath....
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Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Building a College Consulting Practice

Combine educational knowledge with an entrepreneurial spirit and you get educational consulting. Navigating this confluence is not always easy. With years of experience working with educational consultants, Cyndy McDonald shares information about the...
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FAQ from Guiding the Undecided Student Ready

Answers to questions posed to Joyce Vining Morgan and Cyndy McDonald in recent interview about “Guiding the Undecided Student: Is Declaring a Major Imperative?” These questions bear on topics covered in the book, Admissions Matters, written...
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Interview for Global Student Exodus to American Colleges: Implications for Counselors

Leaving their home country to study at an American university is a growing trend. With the number of American students entering the education system leveling off, this is the area where most colleges will experience growth in upcoming years. Guiding International...
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Dear Audry- Read Your Discussions

Dear Audry; Just an update for you and your mom, Alicia. I have worked on your college list, adding discussions for you and your parents to review in your GuidedPath account.  This tool in GuidedPath makes communicating about your college goals and finding...
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Interview with Brad Schiller and Jordan Haines, of Prompt, Inc.

What inspired two MIT graduates to start a company dedicated to making students better writers? Cyndy McDonald interviews two of the founders of Prompt; Brad Schiller and Jordan Haines, to learn more about their journey from MIT to being technology entrepreneurs,...
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