Monthly Archives: April 2011

Be Honest as You Head into the College Admissions Process

Don’t set unrealistic expectations for your teenager. by Anne Vaccaro Brady Knowing and accepting your child’s strengths and weaknesses before you get too far into the college admissions process will save a lot of disappointment later on. Scores, grades and … Continue reading

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Deciding Among College Acceptances

May 1 is the deadline for high school seniors to accept an offer for college admission. by Anne Vaccaro Brady   Making that ultimate decision on where to go to college may be simple for some kids, but not for … Continue reading

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What to Expect on a College Tour

The details on what happens and how your teenager may be feeling about it. by Anne Vaccaro Brady You and your student are likely to approach college visits very differently. The first sign will be that you’re the excited one, anxious to learn … Continue reading

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Why You Have to Care about the SAT and the ACT

The tests are still a key factor in admissions at most colleges. by Anne Vaccaro Brady Simply hearing the three letters said together, S-A-T, makes parents and teenagers tremble. I wish I could say everyone’s overreacting, but unfortunately the SAT and its … Continue reading

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