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College Major: Anthropology

A degree in anthropology opens graduates to a variety of career paths.  A few months ago I read an article in Fortune magazine that featured this caption: “Hormel developed Rev, a new line of on-the-go-meals with input from its house anthropologist, … Continue reading

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Take Advantage of FAFSA Changes

An earlier filing date, easier access to your tax info and more.  By Anne Vaccaro Brady The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, better known as FAFSA, is required by almost all colleges to qualify for need-based financial aid including … 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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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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Parental Etiquette During College Acceptance and Rejection Season

The importance of showing sensitivity during this exciting and frustrating time. Embed from Getty Images In these next few weeks and months, your student will learn which colleges she’s been accepted to and whether she received enough financial aid to … 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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Lessons from a College Essay Coach

Tips I’ve gathered from helping high school seniors with their admissions essays. By Anne Vaccaro Brady Working with college applicants on their admissions essays, I’m always amazed by the interesting stories they have to tell and appreciate the opportunity to help them … Continue reading

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