Monthly Archives: March 2016

What an Admissions Committee (& Everyone Else) Is Looking For:

What an Admissions Committee (& Everyone Else) Is Looking For: We all know about the perfect GPA, the perfect standardized test scores, the perfectly polished essays, and the coveted leadership experiences. Millions of kids across the country qualify. So how do admissions committees decide?   Pretty much the same way we do. How do we choose…
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How I Help Teens with Time Management

Habit #3: Put First Things First All tasks on your to do list are not created equal(ly). That’s why it is essential for us to prioritize.   Over the years, I have realized that this does not come naturally for most of my students. Most of us (myself included), like to complete the things we…
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Put Down the Twinkies: Snacks for Your Sweet Tooth

Put Down the Twinkies: Snacks for Your Sweet Tooth   Let's talk about healthy snacks that don't leave you feeling guilty and sick to your stomach.                   Fruit Fruit is a low cal option full of vitamins and fiber!                    …
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The Grand Canyon: A Day Trip

The Grand Canyon: A Day Trip After spending 7 years living in Arizona, I finally visited The Grand Canyon. And it was amazing.   The Grand Canyon is massive. I know everyone says that when they talk about the Grand Canyon, but really, the word massive doesn’t do it justice. It makes you feel at…
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