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About Me

. . . I watched Julie and Julia (an excellent film, truly) one night at four in the morning, and this resulted. So yeah.

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Dawson’s Creek Revisited: Season 4, Episode 17 – Admissions

In the Capeside cafeteria, Joey is sharing her secret to staying so slim: she just smells her food instead of eating it.

Jen then waves the stack of colleges that she and her bestie Jack got into, while Joey still hasn’t heard anything. 810 more words

Dawson's Creek

Color-coded or color-blind admissions? Supreme Court will take up the complex question.

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed today to take up the question of affirmative action, revisiting race-conscious admissions outlined in Fisher v. the University of Texas. 692 more words


5-step summer prep plan for students

We’ve compiled the 10 things students and parents should do to make the summer before college application season as fun and productive as it can be. 388 more words

Coach Corner

Oh, The Pressure

This post is about pressure.  The overwhelming, highly competitive pressure kids feel today to outshine, outperform, and reach stellar heights when it comes time to apply to college.  861 more words

Best Way to Prepare for College Entrance Exams? Promote a Love of Reading

By Rebecca Meiser, Your Teen Magazine


When parents of teenagers ask Megan Dorsey, a college admissions expert based outside of Houston, what they can do to help their children prepare for the college entrance exams, Dorsey has one big suggestion: Get them reading. 7 more words


Asian-Americans Are Indeed Getting Screwed by Harvard (But Not How They Think)

A coalition of 64 Asian-American groups has filed a complaint against Harvard for discriminating against Asian-American applicants. They’re right to assume there is a quota system at work. 1,043 more words