Exceptionally Emily http://www.exceptionallyemily.com the college admissions process, decoded. Sun, 07 Aug 2016 05:01:02 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.5.3 http://www.exceptionallyemily.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/cropped-1-32x32.jpg Exceptionally Emily http://www.exceptionallyemily.com 32 32 4 Lies You’ve Been Told About College Applications http://www.exceptionallyemily.com/collegeapplicationslies/ http://www.exceptionallyemily.com/collegeapplicationslies/#comments Sun, 07 Aug 2016 05:01:02 +0000 http://www.exceptionallyemily.com/?p=267 During the fall of your senior year, you’ll get advice about your college applications from pretty much everyone. Your family, your neighbors, your teachers– everyone has an opinion on what will be best for you! While some of the advice you get will be extremely helpful, some of it definitely won’t. Below are some of…

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Organizing Your College Applications http://www.exceptionallyemily.com/organizingyourcollegeapplications/ http://www.exceptionallyemily.com/organizingyourcollegeapplications/#comments Wed, 03 Aug 2016 14:00:27 +0000 http://www.exceptionallyemily.com/?p=146 ‘Tis the season of college applications, people! The Common Application opened Monday, August 1, which means that you can start applying now! I remember feeling extremely overwhelmed last year around this time. It seems like there is so much to be done & not enough time to do it all. Organizing your college applications is…

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Freshman Year Goals: First Semester http://www.exceptionallyemily.com/freshmanyeargoals/ http://www.exceptionallyemily.com/freshmanyeargoals/#comments Sun, 31 Jul 2016 06:00:18 +0000 http://www.exceptionallyemily.com/?p=246 It’s hard to believe that I’ll be moving into my college dorm in less than two weeks! It seems like just yesterday I was applying to colleges, and now I’m starting at my dream school! I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about what I want to get out of college, and I’ve come up…

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4 Things To Let Your Parents Do For You Before College http://www.exceptionallyemily.com/letyourparents/ http://www.exceptionallyemily.com/letyourparents/#comments Tue, 26 Jul 2016 16:57:17 +0000 http://www.exceptionallyemily.com/?p=235 Going to college for the first time, as we all know, is stressful. Not only are you excited about what’s to come, but you’re also anxious about making friends, passing classes, and living (pretty much) on your own. This can also be a really stressful time for your parents as well, especially if you’re the…

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Incorporating Travel In Your Applications http://www.exceptionallyemily.com/travel/ http://www.exceptionallyemily.com/travel/#respond Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:30:41 +0000 http://www.exceptionallyemily.com/?p=201 We just got back from anĀ amazing trip to the Netherlands, Belgium, and Germany! I can wholeheartedly say that it’s one of the best trips I’ve been on. Not only were the sights & cities beautiful, but everything I ate was deliciousĀ (see Exhibit A below)! My snap story for the past two weeks has consisted almost…

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