Hamilton Education Blog

College Admissions and Covid-19

No one has a crystal ball, and economists and epidemiologists are offering wildly different theories about what the future may hold for the current crisis. But I do have a few observations—and perhaps one or two predictions—about what the Covid-19… Read More

Staying Motivated During Quarantine

With “shelter in place” orders, school closures, and mass event cancelations, everything looks a bit different right now–different from what most of us have experienced before and different from what we expected these months to be. In the middle of… Read More

The UC’s New SAT/ACT Requirement

COVID-19 has touched every part of our world – including education and college admissions. We wanted to update you on some important changes just announced by the University of California, and to explain what they mean for you.  How Exactly… Read More

College Campus Visits

By Jonathan PiliserDirector of College Counseling Do I have to visit?  The short answer is “no” — with students routinely applying to 15+ colleges, it’s simply not realistic for families to get a chance to tour every school on their… Read More