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It’s college admissions season, and your coping strategies and rationalizations might read like the paper you wrote at the last minute freshman year with 90% of your “diction” owing to your thesaurus. But that doesn’t mean your strategies can’t help.
You find yourself at a
every night, hoping that by “accomplishing more” each day and night you can relieve some of your stress. But no – it seems that your
tendencies are working against you now; college admissions stress makes the whole situation seem more like a
But whether you relieve your stress through
please do whatever you must to pursue
will guide you not only through your stress but toward the future you were meant for; there’s no need to worry. This is an
, a defining moment, but that doesn’t mean it has to be stressful; all you have to know is that one day you will look back on this time. You will look back with relief, and maybe even fondness, at just how
this time in your life really is.
Your high school English teacher might raise an eyebrow at this little essay, but your thesaurus would be content. And you can be content, too, with whatever crazy words or ideas you have to entertain to remind yourself that it will all be okay.
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