The FLEX Blog
The blog for researching parents and college-bound students looking for the most reliable information.
Every week, our experts bring you college insights and application principles to widen your future, inform your choices, and help you get into your dream school.
This series of posts opened with an exercise aimed at parents, so this post bookends the series with another section directed at parents. All parents want what is best for their children. Thinking about colleges and extracurricular activities is obviously stressful,...read more
This is my favorite age group to counsel. Freshmen (and younger students) still have their whole future in front of them. With a little foresight and the right advice, they can create an ideal high school experience for themselves, not only in academic terms but also...read more
On Tuesday, March 12, 2019, fifty people were indicted by the U.S. Department of Justice on charges of college admissions fraud. This scandal involved a diverse range of interested parties, including famous or wealthy parents, standardized test proctors, and athletic...read more
Parents should take a moment to answer the following questions honestly: Remember that when admissions officers evaluate student applications, they are looking for answers to these questions: Who is this student? What makes him or her different from everyone else?...read more
FLEX College Prep Presents a Free Seminar: Changes & Trends in College Admissions 2000-2019: Two Decades of Rising StandardsFeaturing: Changes & Trends in College Admissions 2000-2019: Two Decades of Rising Standards Universities have sent out acceptances, and...read more
FLEX College Prep Presents a Free Seminar: Preparing Students for Competitive Standardized Tests Featuring: Testing Strategies and Where to Find Them | Preparing Students for Competitive Standardized Tests With the summer season approaching, students and...read more
Parents should take a moment to answer the following questions honestly: Are you seeing the same parents when you go to your kid’s speech and debate tournaments as when you pick up your kid from orchestra rehearsal? Did you sign your son up for that particular Boy...read more