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 PostsSigh of Relief for Parents: CA Passed an Online “Eraser” Law Ahead of the Curve: January 5, 2014 Remember Your Truth Standardized Testing: The Good, The Bad and A Hmmmm…Moment College Confidence?


Denied and Qualified

When the #1,256 ranked student at your high school gets into a highly selective university and you don’t: Related PostsAhead of the Curve: November 7, 2013 Make Money from Doing Your Homework “College Admissions Speculation”: Let the Comparisons Begin Enjoy Yourself While You Can: The Story of the Little Fir Tree A College Education May …


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 …