ï»¿The chatty nature of recruitment and catching up with peers is changed by quiet concentration in cubicles as we review 1000s of applications. I love file review and getting to browse the tales of my applicants but also understand that now several thousand applicants are actually twiddling their thumbs waiting for a decision. A great deal goes into the review of an application and we take this responsibility quite seriously but I promise you April 1 seems just as far away to us as it does to you.
I applied and ended up being admitted very early decision to college. I learned in mid-December, nearly 11 years ago, and in some ways it was a relief to know where I would personally be going the following fall but in different ways it felt like I had somehow truncated personal process. USC doesn’t have early decision or early action programs, and I also understand the waiting struggle is real.
Here are some things to pass the time (once you’ve finished your shmoop pro homework, obvi).
1. Make an incredible playlist
2. Listen to Serial (or another podcast about something you have in mind. Nerdette? Set Up? Pop Culture Happy Hour?)
3. Watch this video on repeat
4. Find out how to get me a job here
5. Make a list of things you should do in your hometown before starting college
6. Take a second of video each day. Or a photo. Or write a phrase. Make a move that gets yo Continue reading