Posts by Kelly M. Rawlings

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Coronavirus Impact: Why the Class of 2021 Should Be Worried

We all feel for our Class of 2020 seniors right now. They’re missing out on many of the traditional milestones...

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How Ricky Bobby Helped Get a Kid Into College: Calculating Risk With College Essays

I had to chuckle today when Facebook reminded me of my post from 10 years ago. At the time I...

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Coronavirus Impact: What Do You Do If Your College Closes?

One thing is for certain – the COVID-19 pandemic has most certainly left many families in limbo. There are too...

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When Life Isn’t Fair: Coronavirus, Rejections, WiFi, and More

One of my part-time jobs is working as a writing coach for students who are applying to colleges. This past...

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Coronavirus Cancellations: Is This the Time for a Gap Year?

There has never been in recent history a year like this for high school seniors. World pandemics have little respect...