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.


Taila Lee

Welcome back to another episode of The Paw’dcast!

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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