28 06, 2021

AdmissionsMom’s Summer Book Club! Admissions Guides, Juicy Fiction, and More!

By |2021-11-06T05:54:40+00:00June 28th, 2021|Admissions Book Club, College Admissions, Summer|0 Comments

Confession: I’ve been a lifelong reader and have a kind of, sort of book addiction. I started reading books about parenting when my oldest was in utero and started reading books about college admissions when he was a freshman in high ...

1 07, 2020

More Than 300 College Admissions Deans Respond to Covid 19: My Thoughts

By |2021-10-06T05:02:38+00:00July 1st, 2020|Activities and Extracurriculars, College Admissions, COVID-19, Mindfulness, Summer|0 Comments

Good News! On Monday, 300+ Admissions Deans responded to Covid 19 and released a statement, "What We Care about in this Time of Crisis: A Collective Statement from College Admission Deans," explaining what they care about during this global pandemic. I summarize ...

17 11, 2018

It’s All about the E Word: Extracurriculars

By |2022-01-20T02:05:13+00:00November 17th, 2018|Activities and Extracurriculars, Admissions Journey Timeline, College Admissions, College Applications, Summer|2 Comments

If you’re at any stage of the college admissions process, then you already know the word “extracurriculars” is important. Colleges want you to not just be a great student and an amazing test taker, but also someone who spends their free ...