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 ...

10 10, 2019

Only You Can Do You: Writing Your Most Authentic Personal Essay

By |2022-01-20T02:02:04+00:00October 10th, 2019|College Admissions, College Admissions Resources, College Essays, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Last October, JM Farkas, a college essay consultant, wrote a piece for the New York Times titled, “How I Know You Wrote Your Kid’s College Essay.” Farkas broke down exactly how well-meaning parents sometimes sabotage their children’s college success by taking ...