College

Graduation is 2 weeks away & I’m freaking out. [Part one]

I’ve received several questions surrounding the graduation-freak-out.  I’ve also had dozens of conversations about it these past few months. Most freakouts surround these themes: 1) How could my time be…

What a difference a year makes.

I don’t know where you are in your academic year, but where I work, today marks the 2 week count down of classes.  We literally have 11 days left of…

Why am I fighting with my parents all the time?

For the most part, I had a really good relationship with my parents while growing up. Sure we had occasional disagreements, but for the most part, I really liked them…

Should my high school friend be my college roommate?

“Should my high school friend be my college roommate?” I hear this question a lot. No matter who your college roommate is–your life long best friend, a high school acquaintance,…

My first choice school rejected me. Now what?

My first choice school rejected me. Now what? Before I state the obvious, let’s sit on some other simple but easy-to-forget facts. 1. Though you may not have been accepted…

How do I choose the RIGHT college? [part two]

“How do I choose the right college?” As promised, some factors I believe you should think through as you make your decision. Even better, think them through on your own…

How do I choose the RIGHT college? [part one]

“How do I choose the right college?” Ah, the most anxiety ridden question you can ask yourself. As I said in the last post, this is probably the first real…

Change always brings challenges.

During my junior year of high school the itch for college had begun. I was tired of high school drama, classes filled with what seemed more like busy-work than learning,…