Tag: college application

College Applications Don’t Have To Be A Sink-Or-Swim Endeavor

Every time I think about applying to anything, it’s like I’m staring at a huge ocean, with no idea how to swim. Hopefully, this isn’t how you feel right now as you work on your college applications. If it is, don’t worry. While it may feel like you are swimming alone in deep waters, the truth is that there are a lot of people willing and eager to help you. As you begin your college applications, you don’t have to feel like it’s all on you to stay afloat.

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Peer Pressure (and Other Doubts) Surrounding College Applications

Needless to say, college application season can be an incredibly stressful time that may negatively impact your normally stellar academic performance or strain once unbreakable friendships. I don’t claim to have all the answers, but having gone through the process and lived to see the fruits of my labor, here are some of the things I’ve learned that you may find useful as you delve into the world of college applications.

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Big Fish Small Fish

Applying to colleges is about more than just slaving over admissions essays and anxiously tapping your foot for four months awaiting the fruits of your labor. In a sense, you do have some control over this borderline-incomprehensible process by choosing where to apply, and when you make that choice, you have to consider a multitude of factors about the community you’re hoping to become a part of.

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