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NEWSLETTER – 5/30/2023

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH As always, I can't let the month of May go by without supporting Mental Health Awareness Month. One of my favorite mental health resources can be found at Active Minds. Here, you'll see Active Minds promoting that mental health is part of our everyday lives. They've provided 30+ simple, unique, and accessible… Continue reading NEWSLETTER – 5/30/2023

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NEWSLETTER – 5/23/2023

COLLEGES: The familiar and the new favorites Whew! I feel like I'm still recovering from my week in Seattle at the IECA Spring Conference. It was both exhausting and exhilarating! Literally, I met with more than 100 admissions advisors representing colleges from coast to coast in the US, and also a dozen or so international… Continue reading NEWSLETTER – 5/23/2023

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NEWSLETTER – 5/16/2023

Grandmotherly Advice for the Class of 2041 It was an exciting Mother's Day for me! You already know that I am blessed to be the mother of Grayson, Cooper, and Delaney. And last year, I gained a bonus daughter when Grayson married Shelby. This year, I am excited to start my role as grandmother to Miss… Continue reading NEWSLETTER – 5/16/2023

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NEWSLETTER – 5/2/2023

CELEBRATING! I remember the moment captured in this photo like it was yesterday. Cooper, my middle child. The first day of kindergarten. Face and hair sun-kissed by a summer spent at the neighborhood pool.  Bright-eyed and always ready to suck the most out of life.  This week, I will travel to Austin to see him… Continue reading NEWSLETTER – 5/2/2023

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NEWSLETTER – 4/25/2023

MAY 1st: COLLEGE DECISION DAY This is one of the most rewarding weeks of the year! The National College Decision Day is Monday, May 1st. This is the day when most students in the Class of 2023 will announce a college decision. For many colleges, it is also the deadline for enrollment deposits - making… Continue reading NEWSLETTER – 4/25/2023

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NEWSLETTER – 4/18/2023

GREAT ADVICE FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS To stay on top of trends in college admissions, I read a lot of blogs and listen to a variety of podcasts. Rick Clark, Director of Undergraduate Admission at Georgia Tech, is one of my favorites to follow. His advice is often articulated so beautifully well. Last year, Clark… Continue reading NEWSLETTER – 4/18/2023

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NEWSLETTER – 4/4/2023

COLLEGE: LOOK BEYOND THE NAME Admissions decisions for the Class of 2023 are pretty much complete. Some students are elated, while others are certainly disappointed. It’s been another particularly brutal year for those students exploring big dreams. Test-optional policies continue to drive up applications at the nation’s most selective schools. In turn, that skews acceptance… Continue reading NEWSLETTER – 4/4/2023

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NEWSLETTER – 3/28/2023

BUILDING A HIGH SCHOOL RESUME An important  component in the college admissions process: The High School Resume. Academics. Honors. Activities. Community Service. Standardized tests. Work Experience. Hobbies. How much of each? How many of each? If you have more of one, is it okay to have less of another? And when do you start? Building… Continue reading NEWSLETTER – 3/28/2023