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14 01, 2022

The Cure for Senioritis – and Other Admissions Stress (I wish it were this easy) – AND some basic Second Semester Senior Housekeeping Tips

By |2022-01-23T05:13:39+00:00January 14th, 2022|Second Semester Seniors, Senioritis|0 Comments

If you’re feeling a little bit of senioritis, please know the struggle is real. And if you’re feeling even more worried about your college applications now than you were before you submitted them, you are not alone! Letting go of control is no easy task.

13 01, 2022

Hey Seniors, if you’re not happy with your college list, it’s not too late! Check out these amazing colleges with Feb 1 deadlines or later!

By |2022-01-20T01:28:56+00:00January 13th, 2022|College List, Second Semester Seniors|0 Comments

So, I just sorted on Common App to look at all the schools with deadlines on Feb 1 or later. There are some truly incredible schools there, y'all. The actual common app list is much longer than this. I've only included ...

6 01, 2022

So you were Deferred. What to do now? It’s time to think about that Letter of Continued Interest (your LOCI). Yippeeee! You get to write even more!!!

By |2022-01-23T05:10:07+00:00January 6th, 2022|Deferral, Early Applications to College, Letter of Continued Interest (LOCI), Second Semester Seniors|0 Comments

Wow, when I say a ton of kids were deferred this year, I mean A. Ton. Of. Kids. Were. Deferred. This. Year. So, maybe it helps to know that you’re not alone? Now, what do you do with that deferral? For ...

2 12, 2021

Happy Weekend Beautiful Seniors, if you applied early, it’s time for some Emotional Planning. Spoiler Alert: You’re gonna be OK

By |2021-12-06T23:28:07+00:00December 2nd, 2021|College Decisions, Mental Health, Mindful Admissions, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Happy Weekend Seniors, If you applied early, it's time for some Emotional Planning. I know it feels like it's time to stress out over details and obsess over what you should be doing -- because it's hard to let go, but ...

16 11, 2021

This post is for our trans, non-binary, genderqueer, and genderfluid friends. Read on for four tips and resources specifically for our trans/queer friends to keep in mind during the admissions journey. ????️‍?

By |2021-11-20T21:51:57+00:00November 16th, 2021|LGBTQ Resources|0 Comments

In honor of Transgender Awareness Week and Transgender Remembrance Day today, this post is for our trans, non-binary, genderqueer, and genderfluid friends. Applying to college and trying to figure out a good fit for you is hard enough, but when you’re ...

6 11, 2021

Hello Early Birds! The first major early app finish line as passed, and I know you’re all ready for a break and a deep breath! What’s next? Some basic advice and suggestions:

By |2021-11-20T01:22:40+00:00November 6th, 2021|College Admissions, College Applications, Early Applications to College, Mindful Admissions|0 Comments

Happy Tuesday Early Bird Applicants! The first major early app finish line has passed, and I know you’re all ready for a break and a deep breath! So…. You did it! You successfully completed and submitted your first round of early ...