College Admissions is getting real real now. Here’s your Mid-October Checklist and Reminders.

Happy October Seniors (and your parents if you’re reading!), This is just to check in with a checklist to make sure you're keeping up.     ______1.  Standardized Test Scores: If you’re sending your test scores, be sure to check on the ...

13 Reasons Why It’s OK to Write About Trauma in your College Applications — And How to Do So (a joint post by AdmissionsMom and McNeilAdmissions)

Hi everyone. This post is written by me, AdmissionsMom and McNeilAdmissions, TOGETHER. It’s a subject we both care about. We (your dynamic college-consultant duo) took up pens together to write what we believe is the first collaborative advice post in the ...

By |2021-11-06T06:00:24+00:00September 5th, 2021|College Essays, Mental Health, Supplemental Essays|0 Comments

Seniors, If you’re feeling lost about your list or confused about your colleges, here’s my Step-by-Step Easy-Peasy Lemon-Squeezy Guide to Building the Best List for You.

Last summer, I was in Colorado and getting a shit ton of dms from anxious students about how to create a college list. It’s a daunting task under the best of circumstances, and during a global pandemic, making visiting colleges difficult ...

By |2021-11-06T05:54:40+00:00August 11th, 2021|College List|0 Comments

AdmissionsMom’s Summer Book Club! Admissions Guides, Juicy Fiction, and More!

Confession: I’ve been a lifelong reader and have a kind of, sort of book addiction. I started reading books about parenting when my oldest was in utero and started reading books about college admissions when he was a freshman in high ...