It’s daunting: the Common Application, the Coalition Application, the Personal Statement, the supplements, the recommendations — with so many pieces to a constantly moving puzzle, it’s easy to feel OVERWHELMED.
“Where do I start?” That’s a common question. It’s a question that can put a drain on a parent/child relationship. To manage different expectations, start on the same page from the very beginning.
Tuesday Tip of the Day: Do your research and get organized.
Now, we are English teachers and we like words, but we also see the value in organization, charts, and mathematical-like precision. This is why we recommend using a chart like this:
Parents — the chart gives you an element of control 🙂
Students — the chart gives you much needed organization 🙂
It’s a win-win for all.