A little prep work can speed up the college application process. 

With the holidays around the corner and deadlines looming, the pressure to finish college applications is probably building in your household.

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For advice on streamlining the process of completing those applications, read the article I recently wrote for USA Today College, “How to Finish Your College Applications by Thanksgiving.” Even if your high school senior isn’t aiming to be done by Turkey Day, this piece shares tips on what information your son or daughter will need to start their applications, why they must talk with their guidance counselor, and how to manage multiple deadlines. Check it out.

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