10 12, 2020

Your Step by Step Guide to Online Interviews from AdmissionsMom — Hint: It’s easier than you think — even during a pandemic!

By |2021-10-06T04:57:18+00:00December 10th, 2020|College Admissions Interviews, College Applications|0 Comments

You’re not alone. College interviews seem scary, for real. It’s easy to become anxious and stressed about college interviews, but you’ve made it this far, having surmounted obstacles like grades, extracurriculars, writing your essays, and putting together your application. Having a ...

11 02, 2020

My Top Six Tips for Keeping Sane When Your Parents Freak Out About College

By |2021-10-06T05:06:36+00:00February 11th, 2020|College Admissions, College Applications, College Decisions, Mental Health, Mindful Admissions, Mindfulness, Parents|0 Comments

One of my goals as an independent college counselor and moderator on r/ApplyingtoCollege is to emulate a warm and affirming yet honest and straightforward presence for kids looking to attend college. I want them to feel like they can trust me ...

24 01, 2020

Don’t Be Afraid of a Little Wind: Why College Admissions Stress Can Be a Good Thing

By |2022-01-20T01:57:07+00:00January 24th, 2020|College Admissions, College Applications, Mental Health, Mindful Admissions, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Last fall, I gave a speech to a crowd of moms with teens either smack-dab in the middle of the college admissions experience or about to embark on that journey. I focused mostly on handling college admissions stress, and I wanted ...

3 12, 2019

Waiting for College Decisions Without Going Crazy

By |2021-10-06T05:10:45+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Admissions Journey Timeline, College Admissions, College Applications, College Decisions, Deferral, Mental Health, Mindful Admissions, Mindfulness, Rejection, Waitlist|0 Comments

The winter break is almost upon us, which means it’s time to hang out with family, jam out to holiday tunes, and pig out on far too many sugary desserts. It’s also a time to reflect upon the year and prepare ...

26 09, 2019

Everything You Need to Know About Getting Letters of Recommendation

By |2022-01-20T02:02:44+00:00September 26th, 2019|Activities and Extracurriculars, College Admissions, College Applications, Letters of Recommendation|0 Comments

Sometimes, it can feel like much of the application process revolves around what other people think of you. And because you can’t control those perceptions, you can find the whole application process intensely frustrating. This is especially true when it comes ...