by Kara Courtois, former admissions officer at Barnard College
“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” —Dr. Seuss
This is the summer of reading—or at least, it could be your best literary summer yet. With the change in many summer plans due to COVID-19, my fellow college admissions counselors and I are regularly encouraging students to focus on what is in your control. Enter—READING!