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Application Options

Back in the day, I made a copy of a one-page application to East Texas State University, filled in all the blanks and dropped it in the mail. A couple weeks later an acceptance letter arrived and my next four years were set. Fast forward 38 years...


College Application Deadlines

Curious thing about words… Do you ever look at a word and wonder how it got its meaning? Well, it doesn’t take much imagination to figure out how deadline got its meaning. Civil War prisoners actually forfeited their lives if they crossed a line...


The Final Deadline

November 1st came and went and the sun still came up on November 2nd even though you didn’t get all your applications submitted in time to beat the priority deadline. So, you won’t get a response from the college before Christmas. If that is the...


Interviews Aren’t So Bad

Interviewing with a college will likely not make or break the chance that a given student will be accepted into a university. There are always exceptions but few students would say or do something so ridiculous as to get such a strong reaction...

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