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8 02, 2023

👋 Hey Juniors (& sophomores & even freshmen!), This post is for you! Ever feel like you’re stuck on the Extracurricular Hamster Wheel? Well, here’s your guide for stepping off & finding your star-shaped self! 

By |2023-02-06T21:27:09+00:00February 8th, 2023|Activities and Extracurriculars, College Applications|0 Comments

❓“How good are my extracurriculars?” It's one of the most common questions we get here on A2C. Then I receive tons more about how many extracurriculars are necessary and whether a kid’s chances will be hurt because they haven’t performed at ...

11 01, 2023

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! Bonus: Links to Interview, Essays, and LOCI Posts

By |2023-01-30T20:33:30+00:00January 11th, 2023|College Applications, College List, Second Semester Seniors|0 Comments

Before I get started with all the amazing colleges still looking for students like you, I'm gonna link some posts you might find helpful at this stage of the admissions journey: My latest post about handling decisions, deferrals, LOCIs, and more ...

22 12, 2022

The Procrastinator’s Guide to Super Quick, Super Personal Applications and Essays. Yes, even all you last-minute beautiful humans out there have an awesome app just itching to make its way out!

By |2023-01-30T20:57:04+00:00December 22nd, 2022|Admissions Journey Timeline, College Admissions, College Applications, College Essays|0 Comments

🤓 If you’re a procrastinator like me, you might have put off starting your applications until now. Not to worry -- it’s not too late! But, it's definitely time to get this party started – like right now. (If you only ...

1 11, 2022

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

By |2022-10-28T18:56:18+00:00November 1st, 2022|Admissions Journey Timeline, College Applications, Early Applications to College|0 Comments

Happy Tuesday Early Bird Applicants! It’s Celebration Time! 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 ...

12 10, 2022

College Admissions is getting real real now. Here’s your Mid-October Checklist and Reminders (2022 Updates)

By |2022-10-11T19:44:59+00:00October 12th, 2022|Admissions Journey Timeline, College Applications, Early Applications to College|0 Comments

Happy Mid-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 college’s ...

29 07, 2022

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

By |2022-07-21T16:58:32+00:00July 29th, 2022|College Applications, College Fit, College List|0 Comments

A couple of summers ago, I was in Colorado and getting a shit ton of messages 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 ...