A Summer Journey, A Summer Melt

A Summer Journey, A Summer Melt

Jonathan is a young guy living in New York City and he has decided to start college in the Fall. He’s heard from two colleges that have accepted him and he’s chosen the one he wants to attend. Although he is enthusiastic about it, he is anxious too about the many things this college is asking him to complete before starting his first semester—high school grades, immunizations, financial aid application, regents scores, placement test notifications and the list goes on and on. At one point, he feels overwhelmed and simply lost about where to start or where to go for help. Jonathan’s parents are supportive of his plans but since they didn’t go to college, it’s hard to put themselves in his shoes. Meanwhile, Jonathan knows he needs to work at least part-time so that he can help with the bills at home. The fall semester is around the corner and Jonathan hasn’t yet submitted everything.

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