Overcoming the Feelings of an Admissions Rejection

Overcoming the Feelings of an Admissions Rejection

As a college counselor, I both enjoy and feel a slight sense of despair at this time of the year. Usually beginning in mid-December, colleges from around the country that choose to offer Early Decision or Early Action plans, will begin the process of notifying...
Set Yourself Apart in Just 30 Minutes per Week

Set Yourself Apart in Just 30 Minutes per Week

For most people, school admissions is not a top priority right now, nor should it be.  At the same time, I’m hearing a lot of comments from parents about the application process such as, “There’s nothing I can do,” or “I feel like I can’t make any progress.”     I’m...
Coronavirus: Let’s Ask Questions

Coronavirus: Let’s Ask Questions

As the Coronavirus situation changes hour by hour, so do our thoughts about what’s to come in the months and years ahead.  Indeed, as you read this, the situation surrounding the crisis will have already changed from the time this was written, perhaps even...