Tag: acceptance

Where Should I Sit? An International Student's Story

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Student, St. John's University

A student from Colombia shares her journey coming to the United States and her quest for racial tolerance throughout high school and college. read more

How to Beat Winter Stress Senior Year of High School

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Student, Urbana High School

The stretch between January and February can be one of the most stressful parts of high school. These tips can help you stay sane. read more

The 10 Most Important Factors in College Admissions

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Certified Educational Planner

Knowing what colleges want to see from your application is half the battle of gaining acceptance! read more

College Rejection, College Acceptance: Lessons From My Admission Journey

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Student, Occidental College

Everyone's college admission journey is different. For Naomi, it was a tough road. She felt the sting of college rejection . . . a few times. Here, she tells the story of how she survived it and the lessons she learned along the way. read more

Help Your Student Transition to College

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Freelance Writer

Students are bound to encounter big changes as they make the transition from high school to college student. How can you as a parent help them navigate those twists and turns? read more

What to Do When You Don't Get Accepted to Your Top-Choice School

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Varsity Tutors Contributing Writer

In a perfect world, your college search will end with a big, fat envelope, signaling you've been accepted to your top school. But what if you don't get in? What next? read more

Getting Over the Heartbreak of a College Rejection Letter

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Author, Getting Over Not Getting In

A college rejection can make you feel like an unlucky contestant on The Bachelor--courted by what seemed like the perfect match, only to be sent home, bawling in the back of a limo. What can you do to get over it? read more

Living in Peace with People Who Don't Share Your Beliefs

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Blogger, Elementary Education Student, UNC Chapel Hill

There have been times in my life, especially in college, when I have been driven to near madness trying to explain my beliefs about religion. My trick is to rely on the Word of God to get through those moments. read more