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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 Free-For-All in University of California Admissions The California State University System Changes Graduation Requirements Acceptance Anxieties More College Admissions 101 The Dilemma of Every College Applicant

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Denied and Qualified

When the #1,256 ranked student at your high school gets into a highly selective university and you don’t: Related PostsThe Pioneers Take All the Arrows Senior Year Is Not Supposed to Be Stressful Guest Post: A Parents’ Perspective Times Two To Take AP or Not to Take AP… The Benefits of “Frenemies”?

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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 …

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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 …