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With a College Selected, Summer Planning Begins for Graduating Seniors

Now that your teenager has settled on where they’re going to college this fall, your family has taken a collective sigh of relief. But you’ve also quickly figured out that sitting back and relaxing until classes start isn’t possible. The … Continue reading

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A Guide to the Summer Before Freshman Year

Guides to packing, preparing, orientation and more. By Anne Vaccaro Brady In the past two years, I’ve written several posts about what to do the summer before your son or daughter begins their freshman year of college. To help you … Continue reading

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Catching Up on the Latest College Admissions News

Advice for both graduating and rising seniors. By Anne Vaccaro Brady June college checklist for graduating seniors Nikki Magaziner Mills offers up solid advice on what incoming college freshman need to do in the next few months, including making time … Continue reading

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Another Look at Packing for Freshman Year

All the items you’ll need to help your freshman get started on a successful first year. By Anne Vaccaro Brady Last summer I wrote about how to help your new college student pack for her first year on campus. Because of … Continue reading

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Putting Together a College Wardrobe

The basics for freshman year. I asked my daughter, a rising college senior (no, I can’t believe it), what clothes first-year students need to bring to campus in the fall. Read on for her suggestions.  By T.K. Brady Adjusting to … Continue reading

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A Roundup of College Admissions News

Here are some posts and articles on college admissions you might find helpful.  by Anne Vaccaro Brady  Expert advice for incoming freshmen In a post on the New York Times’ “The Choice” blog, Professors Lynn Jacobs and Jeremy Hyman, authors of “The … Continue reading

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Your College Freshman’s Housing Plan for Next Year

If it hasn’t happened already, expect a call soon from your teen about a deposit for next year’s housing.  by Anne Vaccaro Brady Though it may seem like your college freshman barely started his second semester, he’s already being asked to make decisions about … Continue reading

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