Tag Archives: College Admissions

Help Your Student Graduate College in Four Years, Part 1

Making the right decisions in high school can pay off in college. By Anne Vaccaro Brady   Look closely at graduation rates on College Scorecard, the site set up by the U.S. Department of Education to help families compare colleges, … Continue reading

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College News Roundup for Parents and Students

The latest on paying for college, mental health support for students and more. By Anne Vaccaro Brady Protecting your student’s mental health Believe it or not, colleges do understand that gaining admission to their institutions is an anxiety-laden process and … 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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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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Helping Your Student Find the Right College

A Q&A with the hosts of the podcast USACollegeChat and the new book, How to Find the Right College. Marie G. Segares and Regina H. Paul are on a virtual tour for their new book, How to Find the Right … Continue reading

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