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“My neighbor tells me that you can’t use contractions in the Personal Essay.” That’s what I heard the other day while Zooming with …

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Running errands this morning, I saw students waiting for the bus, groups of teens walking to school and a whole lot …

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We’re surrounded by videos. They’re shared through our phones, built into educational materials and included with social media. So when it comes …

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The Olympics excite and motivate us. Any Olympian knows that it takes careful planning and discipline to succeed. It’s no different for college applicants. …

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It’s a new week, complete with an election and no Early deadlines! If you’re the parent of a senior who’s just submitted, …

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Most of the results are in, and while some college applicants are celebrating, many students, parents and counselors are finding causes for concern. …

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It’s spring. Will students blossom into the college applicants we know they can be? It’ll take looking beyond the March Madness and …

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This week, you may have felt the effects of a (hopefully final) winter storm, especially if you lost power. Some students feel powerless …

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  A new year—a time to refresh. What, that’s not the case in your household? If you find yourself fearing the new …

 

In my years as a college counselor, I have seen many bright students struggle with the questions asked by individual colleges outside …