Posts tagged with ‘College’

  • Getting into a Top College: A Talk by Greene and Greene

    By on April 27, 2011

      I read the above book three years ago when my oldest daughter was applying to schools, and it...

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    Polly Castor
  • A Visit to Olin College of Engineering

    By on April 19, 2011

    Today we visited Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering (click here). This is my son’s dream engineering school, but...

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    Polly Castor
  • Sophomore Year Over

    By on April 14, 2011

      I am in Annapolis, celebrating the end of my oldest daughter’s sophomore year at St. John’s College. She...

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    Polly Castor
  • College Waltz Party

    By on November 13, 2010

    When I was in college, I would never have had my parents stay in my off campus housing, nor...

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    Polly Castor
  • A Day of St. John’s Classes (Parent’s Weekend)

    By on November 12, 2010

    Attending parent’s weekend, we spent the day tagging along with our oldest daughter to all her classes. She’s a...

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    Polly Castor
  • A Dance and a Dorm Room

    By on November 8, 2009

    Apparently St. John’s College, Annapolis is easier to get in to than to stay in. There is a major...

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    Polly Castor
  • A Seminar on Socrates’ Apology by Plato

    By on November 7, 2009

    The parents were given the homework of reading Plato’s Apology, which is his account of Socrates’ defense at his...

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    Polly Castor
  • Parent’s Weekend at St. John’s College

    By on November 6, 2009

    It has been our role today to rejoice in our oldest child thriving in a rigorous college setting. She...

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    Polly Castor
  • Big Day: College Drop-off

    By on August 26, 2009

    Well, we finally pulled out of the driveway and drove to Annapolis. My daughter burned CD selections on the...

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    Polly Castor
  • Photos of St John’s College, Annapolis

    By on April 25, 2009

    St. John’s College is the school my oldest daughter is interested in attending, that I mentioned in a previous...

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    Polly Castor