The Paw’dcast: Dealing With College Decisions (Part Two)

Listen to seniors Emma Chiu, Chloe Postlewaite, Milena Raeber, and Taila Lee give advice about the college admissions process.

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Taila Lee

Welcome back to another episode of The Paw'dcast!

Taila Lee, Emma Chiu, Chloe Postlewaite, and Milena Raeber

This is the second podcast in a series focusing on college admissions advice/experiences.

Curious about college decisions? Hear from four Woodside seniors about how hearing back from colleges affected them personally.

0:00 – Introduction

0:24 – Personal experiences, acceptances/rejections’ effects on mental health

3:27 – Comparison to peers, low acceptance rates

6:39 – Starting to feel the pressure junior year

7:55 – How well can college admissions officers judge a student based off test scores or a single essay?

10:19 – Waitlist, deferrals

15:11 – A safety for you might be someone else’s reach

18:24 – Final advice for juniors

 

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