Preparing for College

11th Hour Angst

This past week, like many New Year's Eves in the past, brought out the blood-pressure-raising consequences of waiting until the last second to send college applications. Of course, human nature is the the Big Perp here.

This year was especially interesting for the last-second crowd. To use a phrase that I hate, there was a perfect storm of circumstances that caused global angst for those high school seniors and parents trying to pay and/or submit their Common Applications late on December 31 to the many schools that enforced a January 1 application submission deadline.

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