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Writing for Wonder and Joy

Six years ago today I got my first book deal. I also had my first panic attack. Publishing was very hard for me, almost every single step. So hard, in fact, that I had a long crisis of identity about whether I even...

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Blog Academics, Career Development, Students, The Arts

5 Ways to Be a Better Writer

Writing takes creativity, work, and some helpful advice.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Blog College Preparation, Parents, Students

4 Things Parents Should Know about Paying for College

Paying for college is, quite honestly, the greatest fear for the families we work with in admissions. They understand the value of our integration of faith and learning, the world-class education, but what about the...

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Blog Alumni, College Preparation, The Arts

Don't be afraid of creative degrees

When I studied creative writing at Northwestern, well-meaning friends and family often joked about my future "career" as a starving artist.

Monday, March 13, 2017