Posts by Kelly M. Rawlings

lifes not fair

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...

gap year coronavirus

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...

quarantined teen

Quarantined Teenager Stuck in the House? 8 Things to Do for College Now

What I’ve heard from many of my mom-friends is that no one is actually fearful of the coronavirus itself. But...

college recruiting

College Recruiting: Big Changes Made By the DOJ and What That Means For You

In mid-December, the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) was sued by the Department of Justice (DOJ) for the...

admissions committee

What is the Elusive Admissions Committee?

If you ever saw the movie “Admission” with Tina Fey, you might have an image in your mind of what...