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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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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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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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What I’ve Learned as the Parent of a College Student

With my daughter set to graduate in a little more than a week and my son only two years behind her, I’ve been reflecting on the lessons this experience has taught me. By Anne Vaccaro Brady If you thought high … Continue reading

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What to Expect at Orientation

Freshmen orientation is for parents, too. by Anne Vaccaro Brady If you haven’t already, you’ll likely be visiting your student’s college for orientation this summer. Most schools charge a fee for this one- or two-day event. Here’s what you need … Continue reading

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