Two days after Christmas last year, I hitched my belt and realized that I had to go out a notch further than usual. And, then my inner critic stepped to the front of the stage. I’d know that voice anywhere, the one that is very good at making me feel like sh*t about myself, and today…

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“He did it.” I don’t know about you, but when I was little, this was a go-to if I was trying to get out of the blame for something. Like eating the entire roll of refrigerated chocolate chip cookie dough or leaving my dirty mac and cheese bowl in the living room or not putting…

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One of the questions that I am currently fielding from my juniors is who they should ask to write their recommendations. And, yes, the time to line up your recommenders is the end of your junior year. This recent opinion piece by admissions officer from Dartmouth is a beautiful reminder that the most powerful recommendations…

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The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors  the servant and has forgotten the gift.  —Albert Einstein

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