Cyndy’s Blog

Take a Look! Our new data is here!

  • Shiny and new
We usually don’t complete our annual data update in GuidedPath until September. But we are so excited about this year that we couldn’t wait! We are thrilled to announce that colleges are finally reporting their data using the new SAT score...
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HECA Session Available now- New College Planning with Generation Z

At the recent HECA conference, I presented a session on Dynamic College Planning with Generation Z.  This session stemmed from an interview I did with Dr. Corey Seemiller earlier this year on her research, which was published in the book, Generation...
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Expanding Your Brand with Test Prep

More and more, IEC’s, CBO’s and schools are bringing the test preparation under their own roof, in order to manage the test prep process, provide quality services, and increase marketing and revenue. Method Test Prep, popular with students,...
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The Positive Side of Social Media in College Admissions

There are two sides to the social media debate, but which one is better for students to follow? Staying away from social media, or embracing it? We posed this question and many more to Alan Katzman, who advocates students embrace social media and make...
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How to Write Better Supplemental Essays in 15 Minutes (Yes, Really)

Ethan Sawyer unveils brand new resources developed for helping students write better supplements. He’ll offer a sneak peek at his brand new courses for counselors, which start on May 1. He made a special live offer to Guided Path users.  This offer...
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The Admissions Game: 2020 and Beyond FAQ’s

The recent interview between Cyndy McDonald and Peter VanBuskirk generated a number of  insightful questions about admissions practices and how to guide students to find the best fit.  If you missed the interview, you can catch it on Cyndy’s blog....
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