The Scary Side of College Prep: Takeaway Tweets with Guest Paul Hemphill

paulPaul Hemphill, a college admissions counselor and parent expert, shared his tips last night about facing your fear of college prep. Parents and students fear so many aspects of the college prep process: the college choice, the essay, the financial aspect, the standardized tests and the uncertainty of it all.

Paul exposed our fears and helped us see that fear is only fear until you expose the truth and face it head on. As with any frightening task, the right information and help will turn that fear into confidence and success.

Below is are the takeaway tweets from last night’s chat. What’s your favorite? Share it in the comments or RT!

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Author: Suzanne Shaffer

Suzanne Shaffer advises parents and students in the college admissions process and the importance of early college preparation at She is excited to share her knowledge with the readers of Smart College Visit.

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