17 04, 2020

You Can Handle College Admissions and COVID-19 Stress

By |2021-10-06T05:04:09+00:00April 17th, 2020|College Admissions, College Admissions Resources, COVID-19, Gratitude, Mental Health, Mindful Admissions, Mindfulness|0 Comments

The world is asking a lot of you now.  On top of college admissions, you’ve been thrust into Social Distancing, which is something unprecedented. You’ve never done this before. Your parents haven’t experienced anything like this. Odds are even your grandparents ...

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 ...