Posts by Kelly M. Rawlings

moving school districts

Getting Into College: Moving School Districts?

When you work the phones in college admissions, you get some pretty crazy calls. A favorite was from a father...

hated freshman year

What to Say During the Holidays If You’ve Hated Freshman Year at College

For many college freshmen, the breaks around the holidays mark the first time you’ll be back home. Many of you...

What Not to Ask at Holiday Dinners: Quick Refresher for Relatives of High School Seniors

We’re kicking off the holiday season, and all those holiday dinners. You’ll likely be seeing some form of teenage relative...

Khan Academy test taker SAT

SAT Blues? Not a ‘Good Test-Taker’? Meet Khan Academy

Did you recently get your SAT score? For some of you, it may have been the first time you ever...

early decision

You Didn’t Get in Early Decision. Now What?

I understand the advantage (at some schools) of applying Early Decision. But I’ve never been an advocate of encouraging kids...