Monthly Archives: February 2012

Comparing College Financial Aid Packages

Read those letters carefully to understand what’s really being offered. by Anne Vaccaro Brady With some acceptances in hand, your high school senior has probably started receiving the coveted financial aid package from those colleges. Though schools all work off your Free Application … Continue reading

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Your College Freshman’s Housing Plan for Next Year

If it hasn’t happened already, expect a call soon from your teen about a deposit for next year’s housing.  by Anne Vaccaro Brady Though it may seem like your college freshman barely started his second semester, he’s already being asked to make decisions about … Continue reading

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Parents Need to be Involved in the College Admissions Process

With decision time around the corner, your high school senior needs your input.  by Anne Vaccaro Brady Up until now, you may have taken a hands-off approach to the whole college admissions process. I know plenty of parents who consider … Continue reading

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Hitting the Road for College Tours

My son, a college freshman, recently revealed he missed going on college tours, which started me thinking. by Anne Vaccaro Brady Neither of my kids ever seemed overly excited about looking at colleges. They had the same glum look on … Continue reading

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