9 12, 2020

Seniors, if You Applied Early this fall, it’s Time for Some Emotional Planning. Spoiler: You’re gonna be OK.

By |2021-10-06T04:58:12+00:00December 9th, 2020|College Admissions, College Decisions, Deferral, Mental Health, Mindful Admissions, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Hold on to your hearts: This waiting can be godawful, super stressful, I know. But the cool thing is that if your ED/EA school doesn’t work out, you’re still gonna have lots of great options. I promise. (spoiler alert: even if ...

16 04, 2020

Cope with the Waitlist: Write Your Letter of Continued Interest

By |2022-01-20T01:55:01+00:00April 16th, 2020|Admissions Journey Timeline, College Admissions, College Decisions, Letter of Continued Interest (LOCI), Waitlist|0 Comments

Before I tell you all about the waitlist and your letters of continued interest, I just want to say that I hope you are staying healthy, being safe, and prioritizing your physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing right now. It feels like ...

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 ...

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 ...