Steps to Bring Ease to the College Application Process

Today I presented on bringing mindfulness into the world of college counseling. A world that can be…well…full of fear. Fear of not getting in. Fear of failing yourself and those around you. Fear of not being enough. I truly believe that the college admission process does not have to be rooted in fear. How? Keep… Read More Steps to Bring Ease to the College Application Process

“Submit” and download “Headspace”

You’ve spent countless hours revising your essay. (or, ahem, maybe the past few hours)…you’ve checked your activities sheet and squeezed in that last line. You’ve reviewed your coursework. You’ve requested your supplemental materials. But there’s one thing left to do…”submit.” Up to roughly 90,000 students apply to at least one UC campus. And even though… Read More “Submit” and download “Headspace”

Your admissions testing do not define you…dear students…

Dear students who just received their SAT scores, You may have logged into Collegeboard on your phone this morning or last night and saw a few numbers that held more meaning than the simple digits on the screen. You may have breathed a sigh of relief…or you may have felt your stomach drop. Drop because… Read More Your admissions testing do not define you…dear students…

Breathe, an acronym for admissions season

Whether you are a Senior typing in your account information to log into the Common Application, or you are a parent of a younger student feeling antsy, or a Junior thinking ahead, remember this…Breathe. Well sure, actually breathe and take breaths throughout this entire process, but also take a look at the acronym below for some… Read More Breathe, an acronym for admissions season