Posts From the monthly archives: "February 2014"

February/March is “prime time” for helping high school juniors pick their senior year schedules. Colleges are looking for academically committed and passionate students. The senior year schedule should take the shape of a peak, not a plateau or downhill slope, …

Jeff Morrow

College Tours and Disneyland

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So, I’m sitting in the lobby of a Marriott Courtyard in Waco, TX waiting for 26 high school juniors to come down to the lobby. It’s day three of a college tour and it’s early in the morning.  It’s the …

Finding Your Passion (of the Moment)

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We have recently begun meeting with juniors to discuss their hopes and dreams for college, and I’m finding that their hopes and dreams can change more often than their clothes.  This is to be expected, but it’s interesting to see …

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Why Are You Going to College?

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1,332. This is the number of college essays I have read to date this season. I’m getting to the point where I need to blink every few minutes to prevent my eyes from drying out. Amidst the daunting process that …

How to Dress Like an Adult

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Tag Team–back again. Check–it’s Tuesday, let’s begin. Party on WACAC, let me hear some noise. G-Cush on the blog, jump, jump, rejoice. WHOMP (there it is)!

With that…Welcome everyone to another installment of How to be an Adult with your …

Dan Nannini

Would you ask Pepsi to make Coke?  You want your heart surgeon to do your brain surgery?  Do you want the Common App…scratch that.

The current buzz in California higher education is discussion around community colleges offering bachelor’s degrees.  Although …

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Leading up to the first week of November, my college counselor stayed after school with me to push me towards finishing application supplements.

The week before the first of November forced me into essay-writing overdrive. Honestly, I had only started …