College Decisions

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 ...

22 02, 2023

College Visits 101: AdmissionsMom’s Self-Guided Tours for Both Virtual and Live On-Campus Visits (2023 Updates)

By |2023-02-16T20:15:57+00:00February 22nd, 2023|College Decisions, College Fit, College Visits|0 Comments

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

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Here’s What You Really Need to Know about Being Rescinded (2023 Updates)

By |2023-06-09T00:40:22+00:00February 1st, 2023|Being Rescinded, College Admissions, College Admissions Resources, College Decisions, Second Semester Seniors|0 Comments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