Monthly Archives: June 2012

How to Make the Most of a Summer College Tour

Summer isn’t the ideal time to visit colleges, but it can still be worthwhile. by Anne Vaccaro Brady Regular readers of this blog know that I strongly recommend visiting colleges in the fall and spring, when campuses are the most … Continue reading

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A Roundup of College Admissions News

Here are some posts and articles on college admissions you might find helpful.  by Anne Vaccaro Brady  Expert advice for incoming freshmen In a post on the New York Times’ “The Choice” blog, Professors Lynn Jacobs and Jeremy Hyman, authors of “The … Continue reading

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A Closer Look at Commuting to College

What to consider and how to make the most of this choice. By Anne Vaccaro Brady Commuter students are sometimes criticized for not taking part in the “real college experience.” To find out the truth, I unscientifically surveyed a few commuter … Continue reading

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Dos and Don’ts for the Summer Before Freshman Year

Some advice for parents on how to survive these anxiety-ridden months. by Anne Vaccaro Brady No matter how excited or laid back your teenager seems about heading to college in the fall, a level of anxiety is sitting below the surface. You’re probably … Continue reading

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