Posts by Kiley Thompson

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 ...

4 Times ‘Gilmore Girls’ Lorelai Made Rory’s College Career Harder

As long-time superfans of this show, we couldn’t be happier about a new Gilmore Girls! But as college admissions experts, they had us cringing at Lorelai and her attitude surrounding Rory’s college search process. Don’t get us wrong: We love Lorelai! Coffee coffee coffee! But a lot of her choices during Rory’s final Chilton years and how she supports (or doesn’t support) Rory’s decision-making process is a parent’s college search nightmare...

#CampusChat is moving!

#CampusChat is moving!

Big news! After today's chat, we are moving CampusChat back to evening hours! (Starting on Thursday, November 3, 2016.)

Campus Leaf Off! Vote for the Most Beautiful Autumn Leaves

Campus Leaf Off! Vote for the Most Beautiful Autumn Leaves

Brrrr! It’s getting chilly outside! The bright green leaves of summer are changing into brilliant reds, oranges and yellows. Many people are remembering...