Tag Archives: college visits

What I’ll Miss About Being a College Parent

Realizing I won’t be returning to a college campus next fall has left me nostalgic. By Anne Vaccaro Brady A couple of weeks ago I received a call to confirm my reservation from the restaurant where we planned to have dinner following … Continue reading

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Get Your High School Junior Involved with College Planning Now

It’s time to create a list of schools, schedule college visits, pick an SAT/ACT prep program and talk about money. By Anne Vaccaro Brady   As your junior plows through the most demanding year of high school, they must also … Continue reading

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College News for the Last Lazy Days of Summer

Advice and information for parents of college freshmen and high school students.  By Anne Vaccaro Brady For some parents it’s the first glance at a tuition bill when it suddenly registers that their child is going off to college soon. … Continue reading

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Back on the Road for College Tours

Recently I visited a couple of colleges and found some tips and trends worth sharing. By Anne Vaccaro Brady I tagged along with my nephew, a high school junior, and my sister and brother-in-law on their recent college visits over … Continue reading

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Hitting the Road for College Tours

My son, a college freshman, recently revealed he missed going on college tours, which started me thinking. by Anne Vaccaro Brady Neither of my kids ever seemed overly excited about looking at colleges. They had the same glum look on … Continue reading

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What to Expect on a College Tour

The details on what happens and how your teenager may be feeling about it. by Anne Vaccaro Brady You and your student are likely to approach college visits very differently. The first sign will be that you’re the excited one, anxious to learn … Continue reading

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A New Blog on College Planning for Parents

A new site to learn about college admissions parent-to-parent.  by Anne Vaccaro Brady Helping your teenager find the right college is daunting and stressful, but ultimately rewarding. By “right” I mean the school where your son or daughter will be successful … Continue reading

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