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Author: Laurie Kopp Weingarten, CEP

President of One-Stop College Counseling, located in NJ, but serving students worldwide. She graduated from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and received an MBA from Harvard Business School. Laurie is a Professional Member of the Independent Educational Consultants Association and numerous other organizations. She is passionate about helping students reach their full potential; there’s nothing more rewarding than their excitement upon acceptance to their top-choice schools!

Posted April 24, 2020, 10:04 a.m. by Laurie Kopp Weingarten, CEP | View Comments
Pivot

Generation Z possesses a lot of fantastic qualities, but the one thing we repeatedly hear from admission officers is that they want to see more grit, more resilience. Many high school students aren’t used to failure and find it difficult to pick up the pieces and move on, missing the chance to learn from their past mistakes. Don’t wallow in things you can’t control. As an independent educational consultant, I’m waking up daily to an inbox flooded with emails. Students are asking questions such as, “How is this virus going to affect my future college application? Are these abridged AP ...