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By Chris Helvajian

Now that it’s past May 1, it’s time to look back and reflect (or start making frantic waitlist calls if you didn’t quite make your class). In the spirit of the end of the season, I want …

Tour Guide Horror Stories: Part 4

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By Chris Helvajian

At this point in the admissions cycle many of you are having important conversations with students about financial aid, deciding what school is the best fit for them, and answering questions about academics. This TGHS post will …

By Chris Helvajian

Up until now I’ve shared some true horror stories. The set I’m sharing with you this week falls on the lighter side of the spectrum. Enjoy!

Little Gift
It was a bright fall day and I was …

Curated by Amy Hammer

One of the best parts of working with soon-to-be college students is sharing personal experiences to help illustrate the experience they are about to have. This month the contributors were asked, “What is your favorite college

Tour Guide Horror Stories: Part 2

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By Chris Helvajian

I have two fun stories to share with all of you this week. These fall under the motif of surprise. As always, names and colleges have been removed or changed.

Tour Interrupted
In my sophomore year I

Tour Guide Horror Stories

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By Chris Helvajian

During my college-going years, I had many friends at other colleges who were tour guides and I was a veteran tour guide myself. From the hundreds of tours we led, I began curating the best Tour Guide …

Desk Shaming

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By Samantha Schreiber

No more rental cars, so let’s see what we have in our cubicles as reading season get’s going, shall we?

 
 
 

desk1
Bringing the fall foliage straight to his desk
desk2
Nothing like a snuggly kitty to

Stretching Per Diem: Post 5

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By Chris Helvajian

I’ve now reached the end of my conscripted service to the WACAC blog.

One last post to summarize our journey together through the magical land of stretching per diem. One last chance for me to impart what …