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Student Activism

Student Activism

It was hard to imagine 2020 being any worse, and then the country erupted over the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer.  Communities have watched in horror as protests have boiled over into riots and confrontations with heavily armed police and...

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Surviving an Unstructured Summer

Surviving an Unstructured Summer

From an article written by Leslie Josel To help my students get unstuck and started, I introduced the concept of setting “seven daily intentions.” They provide a roadmap for the day, but in a gentler and more balanced manner. And I hope they help all of you, too! 1....

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Old Friends and New

Old Friends and New

One of the biggest changes for freshman year is a new peer group.  You may have friends that you’ve been with since the beginning of high school or even longer.  Starting college should be exciting but it can also be anxiety-producing as you think about moving on...

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When am I taking that test?

When am I taking that test?

You may have heard last week that the University of California system – with 10 campuses enrolling over a quarter million students – announced it would be test-optional for Fall 2021 admission.  The new policy phases in changes over the next four years ending with the...

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Application Stress?

Application Stress?

Applying to colleges can be a stressful process under the best circumstances.  In 2020, with the education system turned on its ear, the admission process might seem near impossible.  Standardized tests are canceled for the spring, high schools are closed changing the...

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Senior Checklist

Senior Checklist

Senior Checklist You are almost there!  What are your next steps?  Finish strong!  Strive to finish the year with your best work.  We all know that the past weeks have been a challenge and online school is wearing on many people.  But honor the hard work you put into...

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Seniors: Making your Budget for College

Seniors: Making your Budget for College

Admission offers received – check!  Enrollment decision made – check!  What’s next?  You’ll be getting a lot of information about next steps from your college for registration and orientation.  Meanwhile, you might want to start a conversation with your parents about...

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