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College Acceptance Letters

Do You Need a College Admissions Counselor?

Ishan Puri | Posted 05.26.2015 | Education
Ishan Puri

Every year we hear dizzying statistics about the college admissions process. Thousands of students apply to colleges with single digit acceptance rates, and often it feels like a lottery ticket to get accepted.

Paying for College: 5 Things to Know About College Financial Aid Letters

Abigail Seldin | Posted 05.17.2015 | College
Abigail Seldin

Don't let the headache of untangling financial aid letters spoil the thrill of getting into college. Here are five things to keep in mind as you evaluate your options for attending and paying for school.

WATCH: Reactions To College Acceptance Letters Show Dreams Come True

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 05.15.2014 | College

For a college-bound student, there is nothing more suspenseful than waiting to hear back from a school of your choice. And when things go right, t...

And the Winner Is...

Dr. Brian C. Mitchell | Posted 05.17.2014 | College
Dr. Brian C. Mitchell

It's time. The college acceptance letters -- distributed via the web or in "fat or thin" envelopes -- are beginning to trickle out as we move to the formal notification date of April 1.

The Waiting Game

Brian Harke Ed.D. | Posted 05.11.2014 | College
Brian Harke Ed.D.

Each year, high school seniors spend the month of March in a nail-biting, gut-churning, adrenaline-fueled state of anticipation. Here are some things to keep in mind if you receive a denial letter from your first pick college.

How To De-Stress During Those Last Few Weeks

Alberto Rangel | Posted 06.02.2013 | Teen
Alberto Rangel

During this period of uncertainty, taking a break helps keep me from getting overwhelmed by the waiting. Most of the time, I read. This helps me relax and forget (for a little while) about all homework and scholarships and decision letters.

Making Lemonade Out of College Admissions Notifications

Rebecca Joseph | Posted 05.29.2013 | College
Rebecca Joseph

Most students I have talked to have been admitted to several amazing colleges. Yet the pain of their rejections seems to prevail. The college admissions process is more brutal than ever.

Making The Most Of Our Last Moments

Toshe Ayo-Ariyo | Posted 05.28.2013 | Teen
Toshe Ayo-Ariyo

I finally have time to fully enjoy high school life -- but instead of making me sad or afraid to leave, it's just making me even more excited for all of the experiences that are in my future. For now, though, I'll soak in every moment of these last few weeks while I can.