Category Archives: college

Changes to your College Student’s Major

Whether it’s a discontinued program or course, or alterations to graduation requirements. By Anne Vaccaro Brady Maybe you’ve heard the complaint from your college student that a couple of the required courses he’d planned on taking next semester aren’t being offered, which … Continue reading

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Summer Wrap-Up for High School and College Students

Transferring summer college credits, converting SAT scores and more. By Anne Vaccaro Brady This week’s post covers some of those loose ends parents and students face before high school and college begin again. For college students Transfer summer credits A … Continue reading

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Preparing Your Freshman for Life with a Roommate

The challenges of living with a stranger. By Anne Vaccaro Brady A friend emailed me the other day worried about the fact that her soon-to-be college freshman appears to have nothing in common with the girl who will be her … Continue reading

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Comparing Dual Majors, Dual Degrees and Concurrent Degrees

The factors your student must consider before choosing one of these options. By Anne Vaccaro Brady On the many college tours I took with my kids, it seemed like every student guide was dual majoring or in a dual or … Continue reading

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College Admissions News Roundup

The latest on searching for colleges, taking a gap year, paying for college and navigating academic probation.  by Anne Vaccaro Brady Finding and applying to colleges On her My Kid’s College Choice blog, Wendy Nelson shares the lessons she learned about … Continue reading

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Taking a Summer College Course

The who, what, where, why and how on summer college courses. By Anne Vaccaro Brady After finishing up freshman year, you may think the last thing your college student wants to or should do is hit the books again. But taking a … Continue reading

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Paying for College After Freshman Year

Where to find money for year two and beyond. by Anne Vaccaro Brady Yes, your family found a way to pay your freshman’s college tuition bill, which might have  included using one-and-done local scholarships, Grandma’s contribution to the 529 account … Continue reading

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