College Decisions

24 01, 2024

What You Really Need to Know about Being Rescinded — for 2024

By |2024-01-15T20:35:15+00:00January 24th, 2024|Being Rescinded, College Admissions, College Admissions Resources, College Decisions, Second Semester Seniors|0 Comments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 ...

5 01, 2024

If you were deferred, it’s time to think about that Letter of Continued Interest (your LOCI). 2024 Updates

By |2023-12-18T20:13:07+00:00January 5th, 2024|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 12, 2023

College Admissions Decisions, Wind, and Why a Little Stress Just Might Be Good for You

By |2023-11-06T20:20:30+00:00December 13th, 2023|College Decisions, Mental Health, Mindful Admissions|0 Comments

Applying to college is stressful, and can be overwhelming. But there’s also something really amazing about the admissions journey. And here’s why: Some stress is good for you. You aren’t going to live long, full, absolutely stress-free lives and the sooner ...

13 04, 2023

Hello Seniors! You’re almost done — Everything You Need to Know to Make Your Final College Decision (MAJOR MEGA POST with How to Make Your Decision, Financial Aid Info, Waitlist Info, and NACAC Updated College Opening List)

By |2023-06-09T00:38:32+00:00April 13th, 2023|College Decisions, College List, Mindfulness|0 Comments

I keep seeing tons and tons -- and tons -- of posts with this school or that school, about negotiating financial aid, and looking for colleges that might still be accepting applications. I’m gonna try to cover as much as I ...

1 04, 2023

Hey Seniors, if your application decisions disappointed, then it can really hurt. Like nothing, you’ve felt before. Here’s how to get through it (or try to). (I’ve also included links to financial aid appeal/negotiation info, waitlist /LOCI post, and my “colleges still accepting apps” list)

By |2023-03-30T18:28:27+00:00April 1st, 2023|College Decisions, Mindful Admissions, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Sure, it’s April Fool’s Day, but let’s be real: when application decisions don’t go your way, it’s no joke. It can feel really awful -- like the worst pain you’ve ever experienced. As one of the members of our community so ...

30 03, 2023

Dear Beautiful Seniors (and everyone else), hold on to your hearts — Today and Every Day. (My 7th Annual Ivy Day Gratitude Post!)

By |2023-03-30T17:17:50+00:00March 30th, 2023|College Decisions, Gratitude, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The last few weeks have been a combination of amazing, hysterical, stressful, joyful, and just hard -- but then again, that’s humanity. As decisions have rolled out, I’ve loved watching you celebrate and cheer each other on, even as you share ...