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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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How to Handle Unsolicited Advice During the College Admissions Process

Pay attention to who’s offering you their insight and why. By Anne Vaccaro Brady I admit to often asking too many questions of parents and their high school juniors and seniors about where they are in the college process, sharing … Continue reading

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Understand What Makes a “Good” College for Your Student

It’s about more than bragging rights. By Anne Vaccaro Brady In talking with parents of high school juniors and seniors lately, I’ve been asked what makes a “good” college. The expected answer is ranking, selectivity and buzz, the last one … Continue reading

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The Best Way to Approach College Apps with your Kid

This week’s guest bloggers are my kids, Charlie, a college senior and T.K., who graduated college a year ago. Since I’ve written lots of posts on getting through the application process from the parent’s perspective, I thought it might help … Continue reading

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College News for Back to School

Advice and tips on applications, college success, finding scholarships and more.  By Anne Vaccaro Brady Your college freshman has probably been on campus for at least a week, or your high school senior may just be starting classes, depending upon … Continue reading

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How to Help Your Child Tackle the College Essay

This in no way involves you writing it. By Anne Vaccaro Brady Between the research I do for this blog and my experience working with high school seniors to fine tune their college admissions essays, I’ve learned the keys to … Continue reading

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College News for a Stress-free Summer

Okay, I can’t guarantee there will be no stress, but this info will help ease the tension. By Anne Vaccaro Brady Whether you’re the parent of a high school student or a recent graduate, there’s plenty of college-related planning required … Continue reading

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