Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Pathfinder Student Trent Duffy is Co-Founder of Wizio

By: Fran Schwartz

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

A great source of information on standardized testing

By: Fran Schwartz

I thought I would share this great blog by ArborBridge a company that specializes in standardized test preparation.  Read more

Thursday, December 01, 2016

Showcase - Recent Drexel Graduate Produces her first music video

By: Fran Schwartz

Monday, August 08, 2016

Transition to College for Students

By: Fran Schwartz

Here is an article that I wrote about the Transition to College to help ease the freshman jitters.  Read more

Sunday, March 27, 2016

The Competitive Race for a Better Standardized Tests Continues

By: Fran Schwartz

Sunday, January 31, 2016

National College Fairs - A Feast of Information

By: Fran Schwartz

The Spring 2016 schedule is now available for the National Association for College Admission Counseling's national college fairs.  Check the link to find a fair near you. Attending a national college fair gives you the opportunity to meet with a large number of college representatives all in one location.  To maximize your experience be sure to look at the list of colleges attending and plan your strategy in advance since there will be many more schools in attendance than you could possibly cover.  Bring a check list of questions for each school so that you can prepare and address labels to put on the information cards. You may just discover the perfect college for you. Be sure to follow up with an actual visit to your favorites.   Read more

Friday, December 11, 2015


By: Fran Schwartz


Friday, October 02, 2015

Guest Blog with Thomas Spencer

By: Fran Schwartz

Thomas is a Pathfinder client, sophomore in college and entrepreneur. Congrats Thomas on starting your business while still in college!  Read more

Monday, June 29, 2015

The New SAT

By: Fran Schwartz

This summer all the buzz is about the new SAT. Summit, a test preparation company is offering free practice tests to students either in their home or at several locations where they can take a proctored test.  Read more

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Home at Last -Tips for when your college student returns

By: Fran Schwartz

For many of you Thanksgiving may be the first time you or your student has returned home since leaving for college last summer.  So in the spirit of the holidays as I welcome my own children back into the warmth and comfort of home, I thought you might enjoy reading an article that was published a few years ago about my own experiences with my then college freshman daughter. And yes she is still in NYC and hopefully coming with her fiancé if the snow holds off....  Read more