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It's Been A While: Updates on Me

So I haven’t posted for quite a while, I think right around three weeks now. I have just been so busy with work and driver’s ed that I have had no time to post on here. 330 more words

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The Great Divide: Action vs. Reflection at Today's Colleges

Yesterday, my daughter, husband, and I returned from college trip No. 2.  

E. is a rising high-school senior and in the grip of her obsessive parents, who are insisting that she visit every college to which she might apply. 839 more words

Admissions Unlimited reblogged this on Admissions Unlimited and commented:

A thoughtful post from a parent going through the college selection process with her child. What approach is best for a particular student: reflection, action, or an integration of the two? Worth pondering. (Disclaimer: I am a CMC alum, the college mentioned in the post.)

How to Help Your Child Get into (Harvard) College

Harvard’s president recently gave some advice that applies to any selective college or university. He suggested that students should not try to build an impressive resume with loads of activities and leadership positions. 170 more words

College Admissions

4 tips on how to get good recommendation letters from professors (USA Today College)

College is about more than just getting good grades and earning a degree.

If you’re proactive with your academic and professional careers, you may be able to get great recommendation letters from professors.

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