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Monthly Archive for August, 2011

: August, 2011

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The Freshmen Drop Off

Beginning this week, many parents will be dropping off freshman at their respective colleges. Cars will be packed to the hilt with computers, refrigerators, and for some, even flat screen TVs. When I
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College Essay

This past weekend, the New York Times ran a piece titled, “For a Standout College Essay, Applicants Fill Their Summers”.  Oh brother, I knew what was going to follow that title and I was not wrong.
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What I Wish I Knew Before Going to College Part II

(see last week’s blog post for Part I) Here are some more tips about what students told me they wished they knew before leaving for college. Housekeeping: How to do laundry–in a commercial machine