Procrastinate: DELAY, LAG, LOITER, DAWDLE, DALLY mean to move or act slowly so as to fall behind. DELAY usually implies a putting off of something (such as a beginning or departure). Are you a procrastinator but still want to go to college?

For high school seniors in the throes of the college application process, this time of year (early December, at this writing) can be stressful for a number of reasons. By the way, if you happen to be a high school junior, you should pay attention to the kinds of challenges your senior friends are having, because you are just a year away from those same issues that include: (1) selecting the right list of schools to apply to, and (2) how best to market yourself in amid the wide array of entrance requirements.

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