Published: Friday, May 3, 2013 - 11:03am
Published: Monday, March 1, 2010 - 11:36am
I wake up and walk to my computer. Turn the monitor on and head to Yahoo to check my e-mail. I come to the main page and on the top of the screen read, "Inbox Notice: 21 new messages."
Published: Wednesday, January 20, 2010 - 12:46am
Having recently completed my last college application essay, I impart to all interested underclassmen the following timely tip: Beware the invincibility of spellcheck.
Published: Saturday, May 2, 2009 - 6:07pm
Published: Friday, May 1, 2009 - 8:51pm
May 1 marks the deadline for high school seniors around the country to secure a spot at the college that they will be attending in the fall. It also marks the end of the long, exhausting college admissions journey.
Published: Wednesday, April 8, 2009 - 2:54pm
Published: Thursday, April 2, 2009 - 11:19am
When I entered my senior year, I found everything about classes to be basically the same except for one major difference: while I carried my backpack home with me every night, I never opened it.
Published: Monday, March 30, 2009 - 9:22pm
For the last week or so, college admissions decisions have been pouring into my e-mail and mailbox. I won't go into any gory details, but suffice it to say that I neither got rejected from every school nor accepted to every school I applied to. I'm very happy with my acceptances, content but slightly disappointed at my wait-listings, and not overly crushed by my rejections.
Published: Thursday, November 20, 2008 - 11:01pm
Every year seniors complain about the college process. It's stressful, and how are we supposed to decide our futures?
Published: Thursday, October 9, 2008 - 1:52am
Published: Wednesday, October 8, 2008 - 7:15pm
So I've been struggling epically with my college essays.
I thought that I had one, maybe two, all wrapped up and perfected. But then I let my parents read them, and they trashed them. Shortly after, I acquired a book of really good college essays written by students in the past.
Published: Thursday, March 27, 2008 - 2:49pm
Published: Thursday, March 27, 2008 - 9:43am
It’s nearing April 1, and a strange, anxious anticipation is in the air. Seniors are sprinting at the sound of the mail truck and constantly checking their e-mail. The reason for this erratic behavior?
College admission decisions have arrived.
Almost six months ago, seniors across the nation switched their focus from their studies and social scenes to self-promotion.
Published: Wednesday, March 5, 2008 - 11:51pm
Published: Wednesday, March 5, 2008 - 9:03pm
The other day I received this e-mail from Central College: