Would You Rather…?

Would You Rather…? Yep. This question was a big part of the Olympic viewing experience at our house.  Would you rather have no training and compete in the Skeleton OR Ski Jump? Personally, I’m going Skeleton all the way here. Sure, it would be moderately terrifying to go that fast, but worst case you roll … Continue reading “Would You Rather…?”

Ad(mission): It’s not fair.

Listen to the audio version on the College Admission Brief Podcast: Spreaker | Apple Podcast | Spotify I suppose I could have gone with “An Admission: It’s not fair!” What can I say, catchy titles are not my thing. Working on it. But at this time of year, “fairness” is a resounding theme. “How can … Continue reading “Ad(mission): It’s not fair.”

The Admission Guide to… Soup Making ?

I love the fall. It’s hands down my favorite season. Football, holidays, changing leaves, crisp days, and… soup. You can’t really eat soup in the summer in the South (the human body is just not built to tolerate that much heat). Every fall, I feel like I rediscover this simple delicacy. Chowder, French Onion, chicken … Continue reading “The Admission Guide to… Soup Making ?”

Key Changes to SAT/ACT– A Disturbance in the Force!

Several years ago, more American students took the ACT than the SAT for the first time in our nation’s history. Immediately, on the heels of that, The College Board set out to re-design their test. Ahhh… competition. In its wake, the ACT made concrete adjustments too. A palpable disturbance in the testing force- an interstellar … Continue reading “Key Changes to SAT/ACT– A Disturbance in the Force!”

Olympic Gymnastics and College Admissions– NOT FAIR!!!

It’s Not Fair!! I’ve been watching the Olympics a lot lately both at home and in the office (don’t worry tax payers, I’m only viewing at lunch, or when slowly meandering past the lobby TV, or perhaps occasionally on the split screen desktop– what can I say, I’m a multitasker). The other night Gabby Douglas … Continue reading “Olympic Gymnastics and College Admissions– NOT FAIR!!!”