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Finding the Fit

Finding the Fit

The waiting game Day 114 of my time in application purgatory. There is still no response from any school to which I applied. Every day is the same; I check my application portals and get disappointed by “Application Pending” messages. …
A Beautiful Struggle

A Beautiful Struggle

Recently, I had the honor of working with The Levan Institute for Humanities and Ethics to bring to the University of Southern California’s campus a powerful feature documentary concerning the state of Ethnic Studies entitled, Precious Knowledge. I first...
Counsel This Kid, Someone, Please!

Counsel This Kid, Someone, Please!

For the inaugural blog post, I thought I’d share a personal story that speaks to the theme of our profession. It took me a long time – years of helping students with general tutoring, writing coaching and test prep – …
Finding the Fit: Lizzie Bennett

Finding the Fit: Lizzie Bennett

Sometimes it seems like bad news, and good news, travels in waves. Extremely high emotional points can lead to periods of great sadness just a few weeks later. Life has a funny way of working itself out, and that’s something …
My Name is Jeff Morrow and I Am a Kindergarten Art Critic

My Name is Jeff Morrow and I Am a Kindergarten Art Critic

My name is Jeff Morrow and I am a kindergarten art critic.  Wow.  I’ve got to admit that it feels good to get that off my chest.  Quick disclaimer: It’s possible that the next few paragraphs could make it seem …