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College Rejections

10 Ways to Help Your Teens Deal With College Rejections

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 06.16.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Unless you are the parent of a child who got into their top choice school using the early decision process, then you are most likely among the multitude of parents who are trying to deal with an emotional vortex fraught with anxiety and stress.

What to Expect During Your Teen's Senior Year of High School

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 06.25.2013 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Senior year of high school is a mixed bag. It's not Santa's gift bag, but is instead a bag full of emotional joys, disappointments, separations and boredom. Yes, boredom.

What The College Application Process Taught Me

Erica DeMichiel | Posted 06.10.2013 | Teen
Erica DeMichiel

I knew that my chances were bleak at the outset, but I found that having a challenging school as my first choice helped motivate me throughout the application process. My dream, no matter how unrealistic, pushed me to work harder to reach my goals.

Playing the Odds: College Admissions

Malcolm Gauld | Posted 05.29.2013 | College
Malcolm Gauld

Not only do today's high school seniors apply to as many as 12-15 colleges, they seem surrounded by adult "handlers." As we move into the highest anxiety phase of the annual college application cycle, I offer a few words of advice.

You Have to Do What to Get Into College?

Patrick O'Connor | Posted 06.16.2012 | Detroit
Patrick O'Connor

Is it really news that exotic community service trips are over? However well-meaning they may be, spending thousands of dollars to work with students in need has always defeated the point.