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Presidential Pontifications: It’s Still Rock ‘n Roll to Me

Presidential Pontifications: It’s Still Rock ‘n Roll to Me

By Ed Devine Are we “Turning the Tide?”  Creating lockers full of hope and fairness?  Testing for something new?  Or just putting lipstick on a pig? Many enmeshed in the world of college admissions are rightly exclaiming “Our poor junior...
Comedy and Controversy in College Admissions

Comedy and Controversy in College Admissions

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...
Indie Scene: Blue Ocean

Indie Scene: Blue Ocean

Blue Ocean I’m still glowing from the webinar I attended this morning. The presenter was Ed Devine, the current WACAC president, speaking about demonstrating interest—and more importantly, how teenagers who develop the faculties to demonstrate their interest are...
Deferred, Not Defeated

Deferred, Not Defeated

By Rebecca Joseph I know it’s bittersweet to get deferred from your Early Decision or Early Action college! But you didn’t get rejected. They just want to look at you in the regular admission pool. Your chances of ultimately getting …
Look Forward In College Application Essays

Look Forward In College Application Essays

By Rebecca Joseph Many high school seniors are busy writing college application essays. Through these essays, seniors can share unique stories that help admissions officers picture them on their campuses. Yet many applicants miss the mark. They think admissions...