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006: How To Survive College Application Stress

This Week In College Counseling

Release Date: 10/14/2019

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This Week In College Counseling

You may think applying to college is a stressful undertaking. However, it's important to acknowledge that this is self-imposed stress and that the process simply does not have to be as stressful as we make it out to be. In this week's podcast, we discuss the major sources of college application stress and identify strategies to overcome the stress.

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Last week we touched on the pro’s and con’s of applying early vs regular and which timeline is right for you. In this week’s podcast episode we touch on the major pro’s and con’s of early decision vs. early application.

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Understanding the benefits and drawbacks of applying early is complex. In this week’s podcast, we take a deep dive into early applications and how to determine if you should apply early or regular. 

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003: Legacy Admissions: How Much Has College Admissions Changed Since Your Parents Applied? show art 003: Legacy Admissions: How Much Has College Admissions Changed Since Your Parents Applied?

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002: College Application Advice: Who Should You Listen To? show art 002: College Application Advice: Who Should You Listen To?

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Who should you listen to regarding your college application journey? You will be shocked how many people in your life are going to be offering advice on which colleges to apply to. Which majors are best for you. When to take the SAT/ACT. Etc. etc... In this week’s podcast we discuss the difficult topic of who to listen to, without making your head explode. Who’s advice is valid and who’s is simply not.

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You may think applying to college is a stressful undertaking. However, it's important to acknowledge that this is self-imposed stress and that the process simply does not have to be as stressful as we make it out to be. In this week's podcast, we discuss the major sources of college application stress and identify strategies to overcome the stress.