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The third in a series of posts dedicated to a deeper-than-usual dive into the college admissions process.

By Jenny Umhofer

Getting into college is no laughing matter.  Except when it is.

In fact, humor abounds in college admissions circles.  The …

This WACACast is a small batch edition thanks to the many many applications Chapman and USC received this season! In it, Sam and Grant talk about different ways of notifying students of their admission decisions and cap it off with …


Why Are You Going to College?


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 …

Wish Me Luck! I’m Taking the SAT!


Every year, before we begin file review, our office goes through a few days of training.  There is always a portion dedicated to standardized tests–to go over what they measure and how we should and should not use them in …


Closing Time


By the time this post is live, I will be done with recruitment.  I have a weekend of interviews in Houston, where I will talk to 28 high school seniors over two days and pray that I don’t ask one …

How to Groove Like Grant Cushman


It’s your good friend and confidante Grant Cushman with another installment of Tech Tuesday. So, travel season is winding down and it’s time for everyone to crawl back into whatever hole you came out of so that you can read …