Healing in the Time of Corona

  • There are plenty of colleges out there that will graduate and fund students.
  • They don’t need or want your grades or test scores to be perfect.
  • We pivot to implementing the same strategy that we’ve always done, but in an online format. You’re going to see a lot from us from the lens of reducing anxiety in college admissions.
  • To underscore the above, we are not creating or pushing anything that is counter to our mission. It would be easier to do the college access version of buying all the hand sanitizer and trying to upsell it, but that’s not us and I refuse to do it. I don’t think it means we will go out of business. I think it means we are forced to understand the purpose and potential of business, something we should always be doing.
  • Students use the time to do the things you haven’t been able to do because you’ve been in school all day. Learn something new. Read for leisure. Build something. Get to know your neighbors and what they may need.
  • Families can get to know each other. You’re working from home and your kids are home. That’s opportunity. There are days that I only was able to talk to my son when I dropped him off at school each day; now, I have all the time in the world. I’ve learned that the boy is almost as funny as his mother. Almost.
  • A few more things that might help:
  • Everyone’s high school is closed. That means that colleges will adjust. No worries about your application.
  • Everyone’s college is closed. That means your colleges will adjust. No worries about your graduation.
  • Everyone’s SAT was canceled. That means that colleges will adjust. No worries about your application.
  • Everyone’s AP exams are moving online. That means that everyone will adjust. No worries…You get the rest.
  • We’re in the middle of an election. If you didn’t see what the big deal was four years ago, you do now. Vote up and down the ballot, or whatever you need to do to get your voice heard.
  • See what anxiety is being raised for you and address that in ways that do not make it worse.

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