College Transitions article cited by Inside Higher Ed

May 22, 2019

Scott Jaschik of Inside Higher Ed cited the College Transitions blog for his article: “Red Flags for Applicants with Mental Health Issues.” The following is an excerpt from the article:

“Overcoming challenges and citing evidence of personal growth can be a winning story arc,” College Transitions says. “If a bout of depression during your sophomore year contributed toward failing grades but you received treatment and rebounded academically the following year, then revealing that journey may be extremely helpful to your admissions chances. Knowing that you faced a significant challenge in your life and successfully emerged from it speaks volumes about your resilience, maturity and grit, traits that are greatly valued by admissions officers.”

To read the piece in its entirety, click here.