Posts by Kiley Thompson

how do you do, fellow kids

Maybe We’re Not As Old As We Thought: Why the Beloit College Mindset List Needs New Authors

Because we’re college admissions geeks, we eagerly await the new, annual “oh my gosh, we’re so old” Beloit College Mindset...

Things Needed for Move In

10 Important Things to Bring for Move-In Day (and Then Leave Behind)

Updated July 1, 2019 It’s almost here, parents. And students. It’s almost time to head off for college move-in day....

Smart College Visiting: Checking Out Three Urban Campuses in Two Days

It’s July. School is out. And with a rising junior in the house, we’re taking every chance to visit college...

Freak Out: What to Tell The Sophomore Who Just Realized They Only Have Two Years Left

Reality set in for my sophomore at dinner the other night. I like to call it the Sophomore Freak Out. Let’s...

What is ZeeMee? Everything You Need to Know About The Admissions-Friendly Social Media

ZeeMee is a college admissions specific social media tool, allowing a student to create a multimedia profile about themselves to be viewed by counselors. At this writing, over 220 colleges and universities and 15,000 high schools partner with ZeeMee, so there's a good chance you or your student already is, or about to be, on the ZeeMee bandwagon. Find out more ...