We’ve all seen the YouTube videos of students opening their college acceptances and celebrating with friends and family. For some students, receiving the admission decision is one of the most joyous experiences of their lives. But for many students, attending their dream school may not become a reality. Dealing with rejection is difficult, and as … Continue reading Dealing with a college rejection
If your child is applying to college, there is no doubt a lot of excitement (and other emotions!) in your home. You may be excited for your son or daughter to experience the world on his or her own next year, to learn from a great college or university. Or you may be excited that … Continue reading Parents’ role in the college admissions process
The summer flew by and somehow you’ve already started your senior year of high school – it feels important and you want to make the most of it. Then wham, you realize you didn’t spend enough time on your college applications this summer. Don’t panic! Spending a little time organizing will set you up to … Continue reading Overwhelmed by College Application Season?
You got into your dream graduate program, but shortly after unpacking your things, that feeling of excitement leaches out of you. The first week of classes comes and goes, and you look around at a sea of unfamiliar faces, confident students strutting across campus to the library or making great strides on their lab research. … Continue reading Grad Student Imposter Syndrome
How many AP classes have you taken – or plan on taking? Advanced Placement courses can serve you well not just during high school but also during your college tenure. It may not really strike you that your coursework in high school can affect classes that you will take for the four years of undergraduate … Continue reading Everything you need to know about AP courses