Tag Archives: Scholarships

Charlie Sheen, Tiger Blood or Money for College? Part 1

Following closely behind the frenzied battle arena we lovingly call the “admissions process” is the every-bit-as-stressful and, if possible, even less well understood challenge of seeking funding for college. I’m by no means a financial expert (really, ask anyone), and I will make no attempt to guide you on investment strategies, fiscal positioning, or appropriate […]

The May 1st Acceptance Deadline and ‘Melt’

Like most admissions deans and directors, I spent most of last Saturday, the May 1st national enrollment confirmation day, tracking student commitments to my institution. For many years, May 1 (and subsequent days for postmarked postal mail) marked the end of admissions officers anxiety. We pretty much knew who was (and wasn’t) coming to our […]