College Admissions Resources

1 02, 2023

Here’s What You Really Need to Know about Being Rescinded (2023 Updates)

By |2023-06-09T00:40:22+00:00February 1st, 2023|Being Rescinded, College Admissions, College Admissions Resources, College Decisions, Second Semester Seniors|0 Comments

If you’re reading this, you know the entire college admissions process is riddled with potential pitfalls and scary challenges. Letters of recommendation. Essays. Interviews. All of these hurdles inspire tons of anxiety among college-bound students. But none seem so intimidating, so ...

6 01, 2023

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!!! (2023 Updates)

By |2023-01-30T20:55:09+00:00January 6th, 2023|College Admissions Resources, College Decisions, Deferral, Early Applications to College, Letter of Continued Interest (LOCI)|0 Comments

Every year lots and lots of applicants are deferred from some of their favorite colleges. It sucks when life doesn’t go your way for sure, but maybe it helps to know that you’re not alone? Now, what do you do with ...

13 10, 2021

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

By |2022-01-20T01:48:36+00:00October 13th, 2021|Admissions Journey Timeline, College Admissions Resources, College Applications|0 Comments

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 ...

17 04, 2020

You Can Handle College Admissions and COVID-19 Stress

By |2021-10-06T05:04:09+00:00April 17th, 2020|College Admissions, College Admissions Resources, COVID-19, Gratitude, Mental Health, Mindful Admissions, Mindfulness|0 Comments

The world is asking a lot of you now.  On top of college admissions, you’ve been thrust into Social Distancing, which is something unprecedented. You’ve never done this before. Your parents haven’t experienced anything like this. Odds are even your grandparents ...

28 02, 2020

In Search of Good Vibes – Informative (and Fun!) College Visits

By |2022-01-20T01:56:06+00:00February 28th, 2020|College Admissions, College Admissions Resources, College Fit, College Visits, Mindful Admissions|0 Comments

One of my favorite parts about the whole college admissions experience (especially since there are so many stressful aspects) are college visits! Even though I’ve been out of college for…a while now…I still love visiting colleges, all of them different and ...

10 10, 2019

Only You Can Do You: Writing Your Most Authentic Personal Essay

By |2022-01-20T02:02:04+00:00October 10th, 2019|College Admissions, College Admissions Resources, College Essays, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Last October, JM Farkas, a college essay consultant, wrote a piece for the New York Times titled, “How I Know You Wrote Your Kid’s College Essay.” Farkas broke down exactly how well-meaning parents sometimes sabotage their children’s college success by taking ...