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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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Parenting Your High School Senior During College Decision Time

How to offer guidance without taking control. By Anne Vaccaro Brady With at least a couple of college acceptance letters and financial aid packages in hand, your high school senior knows decision time is looming. National Decision Day is May 1. … 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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Solutions to College Rejections, Missed Financial Aid Deadlines and more

Plus expert advice on how to decide among college acceptances. By Anne Vaccaro Brady Spring brings a flurry of to-dos for college-bound high school seniors and their parents, including picking a school by National Decision Day on May 1. But … Continue reading

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College News on Financial Aid, Deferrals and More

Advice and tips to get you through the next steps.  By Anne Vaccaro Brady With applications complete and admissions responses floating in, there’s much to do for high school seniors and their parents over the next few months. Read on … Continue reading

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Ultimate Guide to Making the College Decision

Advice to help you help your high school senior pick the right college. By Anne Vaccaro Brady Now that all acceptances are in hand, how does a high school senior choose where to go to college? Read on to assist … Continue reading

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College Admissions News for You

Tips on picking a college, checklists for juniors and seniors, college tour tips and more. By Anne Vaccaro Brady March can be a stressful month for families of high school seniors with the acceptances and rejections piling up but still no word from … Continue reading

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