It's that time of year again. We're approaching mid-December when the ED and EA application decisions come out. Now and early spring (mid-March through early April) are the two most heart-pounding times of year for the millions of high school seniors (and their parents) who have worked so hard (well, some not so hard) over the years for this moment of decision.
So what should you do (and think) if you should get the dreaded thin envelope or bad-news email before Christmas? Here are some thoughts that might help: