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Summer Melt & Goodbye Daft Punk

When I ask you to think of summer, a normal summer, the range of thoughts from those reading this will vary widely.  Several of you have year round jobs, whether as independent counselors or on the college side, and if …

I’m Ready for a Town Hall

As a Philadelphia Eagles fan, Dec. 19, 2010 is one of the fondest dates in team history to look back upon. Playing a late season game against the New York Giants with first place on the line, the Eagles trailed …
DEFCON 2

DEFCON 2

Though I have no legal authorization to declare this, I’m moving the college admissions world, especially financial aid, to DEFCON 2.  This should really come as no surprise.  We expected a significant impact from COVID, and there is an abundance …
Steve’s Keepers

Steve’s Keepers

I generally like to approach life from a glass half full approach while also acknowledging that bad things can happen.  It’s a cliché, but the line “hope for the best but prepare for the worst” is how I live personally …
The Experiment

The Experiment

About two years ago before an improv show, my troupe and I noticed that the audience was looking rather light for a Friday night.  It was a heavy rain outside and people were opting to stay home.  With a small …