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Bonding with Your High School Senior Over College Applications

Yes, there is an upside to stressing and arguing over applying to college. By Anne Vaccaro Brady  Before my kids were old enough to apply to college, I listened to parents of high school seniors lament about how exhausted they … Continue reading

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More Advice on Applying to College

Insight from admissions officers, advice on the essay, the impact of social media and more.  By Anne Vaccaro Brady I’ve offered plenty of advice on how to approach and survive the college application process, but found some additional guidance from other sources … Continue reading

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All the College Application Info You Need

I’ve consolidated all my advice on applying to college into this one post.  By Anne Vaccaro Brady I’ve written several posts on filling out college applications, everything from how to make the final list of colleges to what info your … Continue reading

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News on College Admissions and Freshman Year

Checklists for seniors and juniors, application mistakes to avoid and more.  By Anne Vaccaro Brady Finding the best colleges for students with learning disabilities On her blog, the College Solution, Lynn O’Shaughnessy writes about how to begin searching for colleges … Continue reading

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More College Admissions in the News

Let’s start off the New Year with a look at some informative articles you may have missed. by Anne Vaccaro Brady Former college admissions officer Robert Clagett writes about the gap year in his post on  the New York Times’ “The … Continue reading

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The First College Acceptances and Rejections are on their Way

The responses can determine your student’s next steps.  by Anne Vaccaro Brady Just in time for the holidays, colleges will begin sending acceptances and rejections to applicants, particularly those who chose the Early Action route. (Early Decision students have already … Continue reading

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Motivating the Reluctant College Applicant

How to get your high school senior moving on college applications.  by Anne Vaccaro Brady Some kids plow through their college applications, while others continue to avoid visiting a college website to start the first one. If yours is the … Continue reading

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