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How Do I Become an Educated, College-Bound, High School Senior?

Millions of high school seniors are starting to apply to college, so there is no better time to demand strategic direction, guidance and instruction for students and their parents during the college research and planning stages…way before students commit to colleges and sign on the dotted-line for any student loans!

I teach in a high school that offers a college planning course as a senior-year elective...


College Push App Review

By: JoDee

This next month we are going to push our oldest out the door to the world of opportunity know as college. I can’t believe how fast the time has flow. Particularly the last year when it seems like its been a constant marathon of papers, applications, scholarship essays and deadlines. As we’re in the home stretch I think she’s pretty confident with her decisions and the things she’s been able to accomplish. As a Mom...


Teacher's iPhone app gives college bound students a push in the right direction

"Today's students appreciate direction and instruction in small doses," says Trish Portnoy, a West Islip High School Business Education teacher and the creator of an iPhone app to guide college bound students through the admissions process.

The app, College Push, was the result of Portnoy's classroom observations after being tapped to teach a college-planning course at her high school in 2007.

Long Island Teacher Creates App To Aid College Planning Process

A West Islip High School teacher developed an app to streamline the college selection and application process.
By Sonaiya Kelley

Long Island Teacher Creates App To Aid College Planning Process
Trish Portnoy, a teacher at West Islip High School, understands that teenagers have an unshakable fixation with their mobile devices.

With that in mind, she created

Forgot your password?  Who hasn’t?

If you’ve forgotten your password, and you are a well-adjusted, educated and functioning adult, can you imagine what your teenagers are going through?  


New for this fall, high school teacher designs and develops iPhone app to steer ‘Class of 2015’ students through the college selection and application processes.

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