Holly Caldwell

Holly Caldwell
In addition to being a mom to students at the Lower and Upper Schools, Holly Caldwell taught history and French at the secondary and university levels for seventeen years before becoming a solopreneur. She is now a freelance writer and editor for academic and non-fiction authors. When she isn’t working on a project, you can find her training for a race along the trails or roads of Montgomery County.

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Prioritizing Student Well-Being in the College Admissions Process: A Q&A with Shipley’s College Counselors

Posted by Holly Caldwell on Mar 2, 2023 9:41:06 AM

It’s not every day that you hear college counselors suggest you should approach the college admissions process with an open mind and a sense of humor. But with several decades of experience among them, Shipley’s college counseling team knows what they are talking about. While making such a weighty decision is certainly no laughing matter, Shipley’s college counselors want parents and guardians to bear in mind that the process can be stressful with applications differing across the board, changes in testing requirements, and, well, the pandemic that has engulfed our lives.

By keeping an open mind and broadening the scope of the college search, students will not only benefit in terms of their well-being, but they will be able to focus on finding the best possible fit for them—one that is more likely to provide the best possible learning environment and opportunities to achieve their personal and professional goals once they leave Shipley.

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Topics: College Counseling, Success, Well-being

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