For many high school seniors, Thanksgiving dinner includes a multitude of unwanted questions about the college application process.
Where have you applied? What’s your first choice? Do you think you’ll get in?
When it comes to such questions, the most frequent culprits are relatives who haven’t seen you in a while: they’re too out of the loop to see that the application process is a source of major stress for you.
What can you do if you receive unwanted college questions? First, take a deep breath. Then, deflect the question in one of the ways recommended by Sara Zessar at Montgomery Educational Consulting. She also offers tips for minimizing the number of questions you receive. Click here to check them out.