August 2, 2016

Back at it again!

As all of you are well aware, it is back to school time! This time of year is motivating for me. I love to see back to school photos on Facebook and I know autumn is just around the corner for Friday night football games. As everyone heads back to scho...

June 2, 2016

Many students struggle with anxiety at some point. Often, it’s as a result of an especially difficult season, when everything on their plate feels overwhelming. Some students experience situation-specific anxiety, like test anxiety. For other students, anxiety can push...

May 2, 2016

During my first exam in grad school, I got very emotional. I had to excuse myself for a minute so I could wipe my tears in the hallway. I had prepared and knew the material, but the pressure I put on myself not to fail overwhelmed me. This may have been the first time...

March 2, 2016

Why hire a college consultant? I get this question all the time. “So, what exactly do you do? Isn’t that what the school counselor is for?” Families choose to hire me for different reasons. The answer is different for each family but here are some reasons why one might...

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