Senior Decisions, Juniors Ready to Launch, Conference Follow-up, and College Speed Dating
After all the 2021 admissions stress, several of my seniors are now wrestling with too many good options! They may be on one or more waitlists, but those are on the back burner now as they picture themselves at one college or another. I weigh in, and my nation-wide network of consultants has shared invaluable insights on colleges I’m less familiar with. The truth? These high-achievers will do well, and likely be happy, wherever they go. Just ten days left to make that final c
Learning the definition of “prestige" on Jeopardy! really clicked for me. Going back to the original Latin praestrigae juggler’s tricks...derivative from base of praestringere “to blunt (sight or mind), literally, to tie up so as to constrict. >French: deceits, delusions, juggler’s tricks, 1650-60 The Gothic architecture of some campuses and the terracotta Spanish colonial buildings of others draws me in. I love seeing new science buildings with huge labs (bonus points for pl
Vist the new Resources Page at www.lesscollegestress.com!
This past year has created new educational needs as well as increased needs that existed prior to the pandemic. That’s why I am offering some suggestions on my Resources Page under the heading “Recommended Professionals.” Whether your students are working with me on their college process or not, these professionals are available to help you and your students manage the pressures of high school in 2021 and beyond. This past summer, I spent hours essay brainstorming with stude