All Posts Tagged With: “Applications”

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University of Chicago’s Ego

I had lunch today with a dear friend whose son hopes to be attending the University of Chicago in the fall. This is a kid from Southern California who fell in love with the institution when he visited. Taylor, I changed his name, applied early action to the University of Chicago and he remains optimistic […]

11Nov2010 | Lynn | 0 comments | Continued

Why Colleges Can Be Nosy

Before I left for St. Louis, my hometown, to attend the annual conference of the National Association for College Admission Counseling, I asked my blog readers to pose questions that I could ask to college experts here. Here was one of my reader’s questions: Why do schools ask applicants where else they are applying? Are […]

1Oct2010 | Lynn | 1 comment | Continued
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A Clever Way to Get Into Harvard

Want to get into Harvard? Consider taking a gap year. It’s not easy getting into Havard or other elite schools, but some high school seniors manage to get into their dream schools by taking the year off and pursuing other interests through a gap year program here or overseas. I wrote about gap years experiences […]

13Dec2009 | Lynn | 0 comments | Continued

College Blog Roundup: University Crisis, High School Applications, Dumbest Generation

For all my faithful visitors, I want to let you know that I’m trying to eliminate all the kinks on my newly remodeled blog. So please be patient! As always, here is my latest weekend round up of my college blog posts that I wrote for Guess Who the Dumbest Generation Is Are teenagers […]

4Oct2009 | Lynn | 0 comments | Continued