Monthly Archives: May 2012

Things I Wish I Had Known Before College

A recent college grad shares her insight. By Irene Bunnell I am a very recent graduate of Binghamton University and currently in the phase of my life where I spend all day applying for jobs. Yes, I’m in the “real … Continue reading

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College Admissions News Roundup

Some info on the gap year, scholarship scams, picking an essay topic and more.  By Anne Vaccaro Brady The gap year Typically a year spent working, traveling or interning, and hopefully maturing, after high school graduation and instead of attending college in the … Continue reading

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With the College Decision Made, What’s Next for your Senior?

The hardest part is done, but there are a few things left on the to-do list. by Anne Vaccaro Brady You can all breathe a little easier now, but don’t forget about these items. Schedule orientation If they haven’t already, … Continue reading

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Your College Student is Home for the Summer

This is not the same child you dropped off at campus last fall.  by Anne Vaccaro Brady Your teenager will be walking in the door with a new sense of independence, confidence, even a little arrogance, and hopefully some maturity. I’ve … Continue reading

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Helping Your Teen Choose a College Major

Here are ways to focus your high school student’s interests. by Anne Vaccaro Brady I’ve written  about what to do if your teen is thinking about entering college “undeclared” and or has actually chosen to go in “undecided.” But some kids want … Continue reading

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