Brattle Street Blog

Thinkers and Feelers

Thinkers and Feelers “Thinkers? How about feelers, too?” We have all heard (and often, heeded) the battle cries to give our children more.  More time, more stuff, more whole foods, more activities, more everything. The call for more has jumped into the world of learning as well. Do kids need more sciences? More computer skills?...

Transfer Letters of Recommendation How to Get the Best Transfer Letters of Recommendation If you’re getting ready to transfer to a new college for your junior or senior year, you probably want stunning letters of recommendation from your current professors: ideally, the kinds of letters that will help increase your odds of admission, get you...

Deferred

Deferred What to do if you get Deferred from your Top-Choice School Applying season is an exciting time, and you’ve probably already picked out a dream school that meets all of your requirements. But what happens if you get a deferral letter from your top-choice school? Read on to learn more about what deferral means...

Transfer Applicant

Transfer Applicant What Colleges are Looking for in a Transfer Applicant Transferring from one college to another is not as simple the regular admissions process. Universities use transfer students to fill enrollment gaps left by students who are not returning in the fall. Therefore, the few spots designated for transfer students are more competitive than...

Brattle Street Foundation

Opening Doors for every student

In a perfect world, the extra help and support that Brattle Street offers would be available to all students. In the service of advancing this future, we initiated the non-profit Battle Street Foundation, which provides guidance and counseling to students who would not otherwise be able to afford such services. The Brattle Street Foundation works with students through outreach, local schools, and by application to ensure that tomorrow’s leaders and innovators get every advantage possible today. If you are a student interested in our services and believe you qualify for a fee waiver, please fill out our contact form.