Posts by Kelly M. Rawlings

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...

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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...

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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...

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College Safety and Hard Questions: ‘Will I Be Safe On Your Campus?’

We’re thankful for our contributor Kelly Rawlings’ personal and touching perspective on college and university safety. We hope it inspires...

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Why It’s Sometimes Easier to ‘Get In’ to an Out-Of-State College

When I worked as a college recruiter, I can’t tell you the number of times I talked to students who...