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Senior Year Warnings

“When reward is at its pinnacle, risk is near at hand.”   – John Bogle, legendary investor and founder of the Vanguard Group  Although written for investors, John Bogle’s sage advice is apropos for the next stage of The College Admissions Process during the senior year. Being exhausted from drafting college essays in order to …

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Unleashed Brilliance AKA College Essays

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It’s always an honor to help render the seemingly impossible–RAW, NAKED TRUTH.   Related PostsWhat’s Unemployment Got to Do With Picking Colleges for Application? Guest Post: Is My Nest Going to be Empty? Ahead of the Curve: February 7, 2014

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Writer’s Block Defined

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In the beginning of the writing process, many students writing college essays feel kinda like Spongebob, which can be the first in a series of writer’s blocks. Then, inspiration hits and writing happens, which creates hope…again, Spongebob: But then, seniors efforts may not seem to be enough, which is Writer’s Block #678,945,900. So the stress …

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Our Fervent Wish

…is that every high school senior and transfer college applicant and their parents temporarily develop multiple hands, whose swift fingers dance with the wind across the keyboard to craft brilliant essays well before the deadline. Deadline approaching. pic.twitter.com/CszGLJyrA1 — Academia ɐɹnɔsqO (@AcademiaObscura) September 4, 2018   Related PostsThe Neverending Reform in Education Coming to a …

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College Move-In Day

Meanwhile…. Cartoon courtesy: kxoj.com Photo courtesy: Mehr Sahota Related PostsCampus “Vibe” vs. Academics: Why College Selection Takes the Whole Family Out With the Old, In With the New Where is the “Middle” in Middle Class?