It’s amazing how many people made assumptions – both good and bad – about me just because I had dreadlocks. In the end I decided that however I looked without locs would be okay; I am not my hair.
A tip about how to apply to college: lose the “I went on a mission trip and it it changed my life” essay. That is so over; write about something else.
Here’s another tip about how to apply to college: always allow time to explore the local town and area surrounding campus.
If you are a high school student or the parent of a high school student right now or in the near future, this information is for you.