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5 Ways to Cure Senioritis

Posted in Dealing With Change, College Preparation
As all you young gun high school seniors are feverently posting instagrams of your awkwardly staged senior photos with the caption, Can it be summer yet? Read more »

Picking a College--A Second Opinion

Posted in College Admissions, College Preparation
Looking at colleges is like finding the perfect pair of shoes. Do you go for the inexpensive tennis shoes, or the stunning name brand heels? Do you choose the bright yellow rain boots or those docksiders that are perfect for the beach? Read more »

What to Consider When Picking a School

Posted in College Preparation, College Admissions
You might have gotten feedback from your parents, your school guidance counselor, and whoever else offers up suggestions for picking your school, and maybe you’re still not sure.This is not a rare scenario. Almost every high school senior has dealt with feelings of uncertainty regarding where they want to go to college. There are so many factors to consider, but here are a few I found most important to my overall college happiness. Read more »

How to overcome the roommate of your nightmares

Posted in Dealing With Change, College Preparation
The idea of moving in with a complete stranger is wildly terrifying, but also somewhat exciting. The anticipation of discovering your roommate dynamic and hopefully, if you’re lucky, becoming lifelong friends, is almost too much to handle. For some of us, the fantasies of decorating together, running out to get late night snacks, and giggling long into the night come true! But for the rest of us, the promise of a year-long sleepover dies the moment that we walk into our rooms and realize that our worst nightmares have mutated and come to life. Read more »

The Most Important Thing I Learned in College

Posted in College Preparation
Choosing the right college for you
There are literally hundreds of books and online resources you can access about maximizing your time in college. But when it comes down to making the most of these defining years of your life, nothing is more valuable than honest advice from people who have been there, done that.  Read more »

Making the Most of the College Visit

Posted in College Preparation
Campus tour, college visit
If you’re a high school junior or senior, college is probably one of the biggest things on your mind right now. For seniors who have already applied, you’re probably chomping at the bit to find out if you’ve been accepted. Read more »

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