Tag: Acceptances


College Acceptances Are Like the Oscars for Seventeen Year Olds

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Receiving a college acceptance letter can feel like a Sally-Field-Oscar-Acceptance-Speech moment.  ;> Cheers to everyone receiving more than one! Related PostsThe Dilemma of Every College Applicant Sleep, More Sleep and Summer Camp: A Teen’s Summer Vacation Agenda Learn HOW to Learn: The Legacy of Mr. Coombs To Seek Tutoring or Not Only 2.43% Made the …


Denied and Qualified

When the #1,256 ranked student at your high school gets into a highly selective university and you don’t: Related PostsConsidering Universities as Idea Makers to Select Colleges Eventually…May Be the Key Lesson to Learn Only 4% the Class of 2012 SAT Takers Scored 2100+ The ‘Tweet and a Quarter College Essay The Many Definitions of …


Leaving the nest

About the Author: Joe is a member of the Creative Marbles Consultancy and the Hubbubbaloo Creative team. He shares his experience transitioning into his first year of college away from home.   Sacramento was my bubble, it was all I really knew.  My life was school, having fun with friends, and large Filipino family functions—a weekly …


Hurry Up and Wait and Wait and Then Wait Some More

“Will my kid get in?” is a concern often rattling around Senior parents’ minds at this time of year, causing a fair share of insomnia.  Worries spike each time these same parents listen to other parents excitedly share good news about their kid’s acceptance, while polite smiling to hide the anxious wonderings about why their …