Here are some questions for the season: How are you doing?
No, really, how ARE you doing? Are you feeling that you have your applications/essays/interviews in good order? Or, are you worried that the whole college selection process it HUGE and not really under your control at the moment?
Are you on track with your responsibilities as a senior (papers, exams, projects, commitments)?
If you’re a junior, have you started reviewing websites, talking with family and friends, visiting colleges,?
Yea! -> if you’re feeling copacetic (fine; completely satisfactory)
How can I be helpful? -> if you’re feeling overwhelmed.
I hope that the Thanksgiving break had a roborant* effect -gosh, I just love that word of the day!-because you need your strength for the tasks ahead. Several days off, having a good time with family and friends can provide just the mental break you need to get back to the college selection process with renewed energy and enthusiasm.
If you would like some validation for the work you have done to date, or you need a little encouragement, I’d like to share a dozen ideas with you; they are relevant to those seniors among you who are still working away at applications, planning for interviews, completing scholarship/loan/financial aid paperwork… and to those juniors who are starting the process.
Send me an email or give me a call if I can help you on your journey to finding the colleges that are the right fit for you.
* Word of the Day for Thursday, December 3, 2009
roborant \ROB-uh-ruhnt\, adjective:
1. Strengthening; restoring vigor.
noun: 1. A strengthening medicine; a tonic; a restorative.