Should college acceptances be public?

Yes, Being accepted to colleges is a wonderful feeling, and deserves to be celebrated, especially if it’s the school you’re most likely going to be attending. But, exposing all of your acceptances to your peers can make others feel bad or disappointed, with the chance that they didn’t get the same result. Although people could have their feelings hurt, being public about where you get … Continue reading Should college acceptances be public?

Admissions decisions lead to feeling of disappointment

High school students are often asked, “Where do you want to go to college?” That question then becomes “Where are you going to college?” In an ideal world, all answers should be acceptable, but beneath all the questions and answers hides a stigma of students being expected to attend a “prestigious school.” Continue reading Admissions decisions lead to feeling of disappointment

Maximize college visits with friends, family

Most students feel that actually spending time on a college campus, taking a tour and meeting current students is important to understanding if a college could be a good fit. However, there are different options on how to visit a prospective college or university including staying with a friend who is already at that college or visiting with parents. Continue reading Maximize college visits with friends, family