I know you probably have your countdown set until the summer begins and are slowly finding your motivation lessening as your Netflix and pizza intake is increasing. That's totally normal. However, there are ways to relax while also meaningfully preparing for the future.
I thought I was "prepared Mom," all set organization-wise, emotion-wise and with a young man who was "ready" academically and maturity-wise. I didn't fear Matt couldn't take care or lead himself; as a first child, he's been doing that since about the second grade.
If you are flexible and your goal is to attend a university that is a good fit for you, your interests, and your future, then creating a college list is paramount.
Get out of the nagging business. In college, it's up to the student to manage homework, to talk to the teacher and to keep their room. Let them know that you are available if they have questions, but that you will no longer be responsible.
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Are you stressed out over where to go to college? Congratulations! It probably means you're taking this whole thing seriously. My goal as a counselor and teacher who writes about this stuff is to make sure you don't take it so seriously that it starts messing with your head.
The thing about "going for it" is that it gives you the chance to mess up and fail in what you want most in the world.
Yes, I went into the application season with anxiety and stress, but I didn't going in with fear. I'm not going to be intimidated or afraid of any college. The colleges I do or don't get into don't define me. I define myself.
2015 will certainly be an exciting years for juniors! It's best for juniors to start their college prep early. There are so many details to consider. If juniors plan properly, they may even enjoy the process.
Not long ago, one quote jumped out at me, "I just wish the administration would at least acknowledge our existence." That student's statement reminded me that transgender students are still "separate but equal" at universities across the nation.
Good for him! Jock scholarship I bet he can't wait! Party school Smart choice. Community college
If you listen closely, you can hear it. Parents pacing around their teenagers, the continuous hum of questions can be heard for miles. It's college application season and deadlines are looming.
Right now is the time of year when self-reflection and talking about yourself is acceptable. Instead of annoying your peers with your awkward quirks on social media, direct them in an essay for your admissions counselor.
It hasn't been hard just because I'm from out of state, or that school itself is really challenging, but I also don't have a guiding hand to give me advice like I did in high school.
A college admissions interview is a great way to communicate things that admission officers would not otherwise know by looking at a college application. Not all colleges offer interviews; however, students can check with the colleges where they apply and prepare for their college interview accordingly.
Make the time and do the work. Keep telling yourself: "I deserve this opportunity. My learning is my responsibility, and I can thrive here." And with a lot of well-deserved help and support along the way, you will.