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Dr. Paul Lowe – College Admissions Expert Dr. Lowe with multiple Grammy nominated, songwriter and guitarist, Jonathan Butler. Two-time Grammy nominated jazz saxophonist and flautist, Najee with Dr. Lowe               College admissions essays are integral parts of a student’s admissions profile and one of the most important factors in determining the outcome of admissions committees’ decisions. My view is that all of your essays, whether the main essay or short answers, should be akin...

[caption id="attachment_6199" align="aligncenter" width="593"] Dr. Paul Lowe - Admissions Expert[/caption] I have been an independent college admissions advisor for over 17 years. I personally visit over 100 colleges annually, talk with admissions officers and deans at colleges and attend international higher education conferences and symposiums. Yet, year after year, I hear students and parents (and even high school guidance counselors) falling prey to myths that keep students from getting into the college of their choice or...

[caption id="attachment_6124" align="aligncenter" width="593"] Dr. Paul Lowe – Admissions Expert[/caption] An independent, private or "prep" school is a primary or secondary school that has independent finances and governance and one that is funded by tuition fees, gifts and its investments, donations, etc. It is independently governed by a board of trustees. Each form of education (public vs. private) has its advantages and disadvantages, but my purpose here, as I continue visiting numerous independent school campuses throughout the...

We took the opportunity to do an in depth interview with Dr. Paul Reginald Lowe, founder of Greenwich Admissions Advisors. Dr. Lowe specializes in helping students and families navigate the private school, college and medical school admissions process. For over 15 years, Dr. Lowe has successfully helped many domestic and international students achieve their educational dreams by gaining admission into U.S. day and boarding schools, Ivy League schools, highly selective colleges and universities and U.S....

College Admissions Season for 2015 is winding down. Most seniors have received their acceptances… and know where they will be next fall. We took the opportunity to do an in depth interview with Dr. Paul Reginald Lowe, founder of Greenwich Admissions Advisors. Dr. Lowe specializes in helping students and families navigate the private school, college and medical school admissions process. For over 15 years, Dr. Lowe has successfully helped many domestic and international students achieve their...

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[caption id="attachment_5747" align="aligncenter" width="310"] Dr. Paul Lowe – College Admissions Guru[/caption] As the college application season begins to draw to a close (decisions for competitive schools are being released in late March), one would believe that everything is slowing down. But actually, it’s the beginning of college transfer season! College freshmen will soon complete a full year and many have already decided that they need to transfer to another college. Throughout the years, I have encountered...

[caption id="attachment_5717" align="aligncenter" width="310"] Dr. Paul Lowe – Admissions Guru[/caption] Dr. Paul Lowe of Greenwich Admissions Advisors is offering a free information session for parents on Saturday, February 28th from 2 – 3 PM at the Women’s Club of Greenwich (89 Maple Ave). The session is for parents of high schoolers who are planning to apply to Ivy League, highly selective schools and BA/MD programs. A Q. & A. will follow the presentation. Seating is limited. Please RSVP. Parking...

[caption id="attachment_5708" align="aligncenter" width="310"] Dr. Paul Lowe – Admissions Guru[/caption] Join Dr. Paul Lowe, leading global educational and admissions expert, and senior advisor and founder of Greenwich Admissions Advisors, as he helps you navigate the agonizing waters in preparing and getting your child into college. This free informative seminar is for high school parents and students who are interested in applying to Ivy League, highly selective and competitive schools and Combined BA/MD Programs. Join other concerned parents and...

[caption id="attachment_5712" align="aligncenter" width="310"] Dr. Paul Lowe – Admissions Guru[/caption] I often hear from parents, students, high school guidance counselors and even fellow educational consultants that it doesn’t matter where you attend college, as long as where you attend is a “good fit”. Actually studies show it does matter where you attend college! My recommendation to my U.S. as well as international clients is that one should attend the “best” school possible where you will happy...

[caption id="attachment_5713" align="aligncenter" width="310"] Dr. Paul Lowe – Admissions Guru[/caption] It's early decision time and anxiety is beginning to fill the air. For some, within the next two months or so it will be a time to celebrate – accepted! And for others, it will be discouraging and disappointing - deferred or worse, a rejection letter. This is expected to be another highly competitive year. The number of applicants is increasing, while the admissions rates to the...

[caption id="attachment_5714" align="aligncenter" width="310"] by Dr. Paul Lowe – Admissions Guru[/caption] The real question is not whether you should hire a private college admissions advisor, but whether you want your child to have a competitive advantage in a very competitive and selective process and as a concerned parent, are you willing to pay for that advantage? It’s that simple! First let’s discuss the ways in which expert admissions advisors can help you. We bring:  Experience, knowledge and insight...

[caption id="attachment_5715" align="aligncenter" width="310"] by Dr. Paul Lowe – Admissions Guru[/caption] Over the last 17 years as a college admissions advisor, I have observed that many well-intentioned parents don’t have the time, knowledge and emotional tolerance to “play” college admissions advisor, even after they create spreadsheets, read books, take copious notes during college tours, talk with friends, and try to gather information from my workshops. U.S. parents are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of having a...