All posts tagged getting into college

Blue Bridge Project,Elizabeth Leonard

Why Volunteering Abroad as a Teen is Crucial

International Student Volunteer Opportunities

Please welcome my guest author, Elizabeth Leonard, founder of Blue Bridge Project. Her organization helps high school students get placed in international hands-on service projects to help them with future endeavors like getting into the college of their dreams.  Read more…

getting into college, importance of early decision early acceptance, early application,, Pragmatic Mom

How To: Apply Early Decision To Get Into College

How to Get into College through Early Decision

My niece did not get into her top choice college this past year.  It was a little devastating for everyone in our extended family because she was the kid who read, and very well at that, at age 3.  Instead, she is attending her safety school.  Thank god for the safety  school!  It turns out that the safety school is a state school so it’s well priced, but it doesn’t get her out of Ohio, where much effort and money was spent in touring her around Harvard and sending her to fancy boarding camps at both Wellesley College and Yale. Read more…