Category Archives: College Applications

Tips for Completing College Applications

A little prep work can speed up the process.  By Anne Vaccaro Brady With the holidays around the corner and deadlines looming, the pressure to finish college applications is probably building in your household. For advice on streamlining the process … Continue reading

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Making the Most of the Summer Before Senior Year

Here’s a checklist for you and your high school senior. By Anne Vaccaro Brady For those of you wondering what should be on the college planning list for the summer,  I’ve created this guide. Hopefully you can check off some items … Continue reading

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Bonding with Your High School Senior Over College Applications

Yes, there is an upside to stressing and arguing over applying to college. By Anne Vaccaro Brady  Before my kids were old enough to apply to college, I listened to parents of high school seniors lament about how exhausted they … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy Impacts the College Admissions Process

SAT exams were cancelled on November 3 & 4, 2012 in affected areas, and colleges have extended application deadlines. By Anne Vaccaro Brady Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc on the East Coast and forced the cancellation of SAT exams at some locations … Continue reading

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More Advice on Applying to College

Insight from admissions officers, advice on the essay, the impact of social media and more.  By Anne Vaccaro Brady I’ve offered plenty of advice on how to approach and survive the college application process, but found some additional guidance from other sources … Continue reading

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All the College Application Info You Need

I’ve consolidated all my advice on applying to college into this one post.  By Anne Vaccaro Brady I’ve written several posts on filling out college applications, everything from how to make the final list of colleges to what info your … Continue reading

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Motivating the Reluctant College Applicant

How to get your high school senior moving on college applications.  by Anne Vaccaro Brady Some kids plow through their college applications, while others continue to avoid visiting a college website to start the first one. If yours is the … Continue reading

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