Although it’s still early in December, as a college counselor, I see those January 1st application deadlines are hiding right behind the last day of classes on December 14th. There’s about a week left of school before break, and then all of our students will head off for vacation; many seniors are not currently thinking too much about their college applications. January 1st is probably the deadline when our students will submit most of their applications. . . and they won’t be on campus to work on them with us! So, as the article below says, “Think like a marathon runner.” You need to plan ahead and schedule internal deadlines for yourself ahead of the actual deadlines. Does that mean working on applications before you leave for break? YES!!!
Read on for tips about planning ahead that you can use for your application or other projects and jobs in your life. . .