Admission Fiction

“Fake news!” Unless you reside on another planet, you’ve no doubt seen, heard, or tried to hide from that phrase sometime within the last year or so. Then there’s that famous Seinfeld episode where Elaine pointedly informs Jerry that her actions were “Fake! Fake! Fake!” The way the weather has been behaving recently in my…

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Thinking about Fraternities or Sororities?

Here’s some late-breaking news you may have missed: Florida State suspends fraternities, sororities in wake of pledge’s death. Here’s what happened, in part, according to the Washington Post: All fraternities and sororities at Florida State University have been suspended indefinitely, the school’s president announced Monday. The interim suspension was effective immediately, according to a news release on the…

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Financial Aid: Panacea Or Prison?

Those of you high school seniors preparing your college applications are answering tons of questions as part of those applications: “Why do you want to go to [college name here]? “What elements of diversity will you bring to the [college name here] community?” “Where do you see yourself 10 years after graduating from [college name…

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Thinking about Transferring?

While college-bound high school seniors are working on their college applications, many first-year college students are heading into their second full month on campus. On the horizon is Thanksgiving then the year-end holiday break, Oh, let’s not forget about Halloween! I’ll be the first to admit that the reality of college sometimes doesn’t live up…

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