Category Archives: college

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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Playing Catch Up with College Admissions

Sometimes you realize there was a kink in your planning. by Anne Vaccaro Brady Talking with one of my best friends the other day after she had just returned from an accepted students tour with her daughter, she lamented how … Continue reading

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Help Your Student Graduate College in Four Years, Part 2

The plan can be flexible, but the commitment must be firm for college students. By Anne Vaccaro Brady In my previous post, I discussed how making the right decisions in high school can impact whether a student graduates a four-year … Continue reading

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Your College Freshman is Coming Home for Spring Break Soon

Helping your teen and your family make the most of this time off.  By Anne Vaccaro Brady If your freshman is skipping the fun in the sun Spring Break and heading home instead, realize his expectations for these 9 or … Continue reading

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Parental Etiquette During College Acceptance and Rejection Season

The importance of showing sensitivity during this exciting and frustrating time.   In these next few weeks and months, your student will learn which colleges they’ve been accepted to and whether they received enough financial aid to afford to attend … Continue reading

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Winter Break Guide for Parents of High School Seniors & College Freshmen

All you need to know about what to do and not do during the next few weeks. By Anne Vaccaro Brady The Winter Break often brings different expectations for parents and their teens. Unfortunately, if you have a high school … Continue reading

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News on College Admissions and College Life, Late Fall Edition

Tips on applying to college, transferring, prepping for FAFSA and more. By Anne Vaccaro Brady This roundup of articles and posts aims to help you and your high school or college student navigate the college path, whether it’s getting in … Continue reading

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