What you need to know about Admission Deadlines

Listen to the Q&A about this blog on the College Admission Brief podcast: Apple | Spotify | Spreaker Yes. I understand it’s summer and just hearing the word “deadline” is annoying at best. Congrats on just opening this one up. Yes. I have heard you are supposed to title articles “Top 5 Things…” or “Do’s and … Continue reading “What you need to know about Admission Deadlines”

College Admission: It Depends

Listen to “College Admission: It Depends (Reviewing Admission Predictions From This Year) – Rick Clark” on Spreaker. Traditionally, the work and world of college admission is cyclical. The early fall is about recruiting- hosting students on campus, traveling to high schools, college fairs, and communities to spread the word about your school. While Covid-19 may have disrupted how that … Continue reading “College Admission: It Depends”

Waiting Well in Uncertainty

This week we welcome Senior Admission Counselor Samantha Rose-Sinclair to the blog. Welcome back, Sammy! Listen to “Waiting Well For Decisions-Sammy Rose-Sinclair” on Spreaker. If you applied to colleges for regular decision, it’s been a few long weeks now that you’ve been waiting on your decision. For the many Early Action applicants deferred from schools this … Continue reading “Waiting Well in Uncertainty”

That’s Not How it Works… Part 3

Okay, so I lied. Or if you’re looking to be more gracious and generous (which doesn’t seem to be the norm these days) I was flat wrong. Back in March 2018 I wrote a two-part series titled “That’s Not How It Works!” (You may remember my lackluster attempt to proliferate #TNHIW, but like Gretchen Wieners … Continue reading “That’s Not How it Works… Part 3”

College Admission SOS

Thursday, February 22  Atlanta, GA : 5 a.m.  My vibrating watch alarm went off. After 20 years of marriage, I’ve learned the hard way not to set an audible alarm before 6 a.m. (actually, that only took me about two weeks). Groggily, I drug myself downstairs and fed the cat — which is better than … Continue reading “College Admission SOS”