College Preparedness: What You Need to Know

When should you start actively planning for college? How much should you rely on your school to guide your process? How do you find out about scholarships and grants? HBCU’s or PWI’s? Private School Village invited Sonali Perera Bridges, Founder & President of Bridges Educational Consulting, to join…

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Celebrating the Class of 2022!

We are thrilled to congratulate the Class of 2022 on an incredible year! We are so proud of our students who have managed to continue finding great success with the colleges best equipped to support them even during a pandemic. Please join us in congratulating them on their…

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What’s a Gap Year? Why you should consider it.

Gap years are becoming increasingly common among high school students in the US, with a recent study finding a peak during the pandemic – 40% of students considered taking a gap year in 2020. Many ideas may come to mind regarding what students might do during this time…

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Learn More About Our Founder & Her Vision

Founder and President, Sonali Perera Bridges, was interviewed on the Passionistas Project Podcast, which features women who are following their passions to inspire you to do the same. During the interview, Sonali discusses our non-profit, Shero Rise, and the upcoming programming that will roll out in 2022. We…

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Ready for early round results? Here’s what to expect

After months of toiling away at applications, students who submitted applications to schools for Early Action and Early Decision are just weeks if not days away from receiving news from their first college(s). It can, understandably, be a nerve-wracking time. As counselors, we know that the waiting can…

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A holiday gift to seniors: college-free zone

A few years ago, a senior created a pin that said, “Please don’t talk to me about college.” She had designed it as an accessory to her outfit for Thanksgiving dinner with her extended family, as a subtle but firm request to allow her to keep her peace…

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