Category Archives: College Admissions

It’s DONE!!!

The time has come. High school is finished.  OVER.  DONE.  So strange to have focused this blog on the past two years of high school..  And now what?   Prom is over.  Final exams forgotten.  Graduation finished.  Speeches made, tassles switched, … Continue reading

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Launch Pad – Ready!

  It’s done.  We are DONE! I almost can’t believe we are here, at this juncture. Finished with all the applications, essays, auditions, travel, school tours, rejections, acceptances, and finally, the choice!  It’s now time to get excited, to think … Continue reading

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Money Talks

  Money money money.  How ever do we survive with our constant focus on money – all the fear and obsession, the mistakes, the debting, and especially, the college tuition!?! We are at that juncture now.  The final decision must … Continue reading

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Fear and Faith

It’s now March 26th.  The torture of waiting for college acceptance or rejection letters and checking the mail each day only got worse.  I would have written during the past few weeks except I was in a state of such … Continue reading

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College Admissions = Torture (Part 2)

Monday, March 3rd.  11:08 p.m. Well, it wasn’t really really bad news.  It wasn’t an acceptance letter though.  It WAS from financial aid.  They are estimating that she will get almost $40,000 per year if she is admitted!!  This is … Continue reading

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College Admissions = Torture (Part 1)

Oh God.  It’s Monday, March 3rd.  9:45 p.m.  I’m going insane.  I just got home from the gym about 20 minutes ago and grabbed the mail.  My daughter is on her way home from studying with a friend.  It’s raining, … Continue reading

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