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Senior’s Guide to Thriving During College Application Season

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Fall is in the air! That means it’s one of the most exciting times of year for admissions staff – and one of the most stressful times for high school seniors. From feeling pressure to pen the perfect essay (no such thing) to whittling down your list to the schools that are right for you, if you’re a college senior you have no shortage of things to worry about.

Just in time, we have some blog posts with tips to help you successfully complete your college applications so you can enjoy the rest of your senior year.

Preparing for College 101: High School Seniors

If you’re feeling overwhelmed and need some help getting organized, this post is for you. This “To Do” list breaks downs some of the most pressing items to complete.

Five Simple Steps to Writing a Strong Resume for Your College Application

If you’re not sure how to describe your experiences in a way that really captures all that you’ve done, this post offers step-by-step instructions to write a strong resume.

Manage Your Time to Get the Most Out of College

While this blog post addresses one of the most common concerns of college freshmen, managing your time effectively will definitely help you finish your college applications. (See Strategy #2: Make a To-Do List!)

Staying Well During Your College Search

Taking care of your health will ensure that you have the energy and drive to finish your college applications. Get some tips to maintain a wellness mindset through this last push to the finish line.

What Your Admissions Counselor Can Do For You

Still feeling anxious? Remember that you’re not in it alone! This blog post explains all of the ways your admissions counselor can help you as you navigate the college application process.

Parents – Let’s Talk About Anxiety and the College Search

If you (or your parents) are convinced that there is one magical school that you MUST get into at all costs, read this post and then pass it on to your family.

Once you’ve submitted your applications, be sure to take a moment to celebrate your hard work! There will be more to do once your acceptances begin to roll in, but for now, savor your success.

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