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Playing Catch Up with College Admissions

Sometimes you realize there was a kink in your planning. by Anne Vaccaro Brady Talking with one of my best friends the other day after she had just returned from an accepted students tour with her daughter, she lamented how … Continue reading

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Help Your Student Graduate College in Four Years, Part 2

The plan can be flexible, but the commitment must be firm for college students. By Anne Vaccaro Brady In my previous post, I discussed how making the right decisions in high school can impact whether a student graduates a four-year … Continue reading

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Help Your Student Graduate College in Four Years, Part 1

Making the right decisions in high school can pay off in college. By Anne Vaccaro Brady   Look closely at graduation rates on College Scorecard, the site set up by the U.S. Department of Education to help families compare colleges, … Continue reading

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Your College Freshman is Coming Home for Spring Break Soon

Helping your teen and your family make the most of this time off.  By Anne Vaccaro Brady If your freshman is skipping the fun in the sun Spring Break and heading home instead, realize his expectations for these 9 or … Continue reading

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College News Roundup for Parents and Students

The latest on paying for college, mental health support for students and more. By Anne Vaccaro Brady Protecting your student’s mental health Believe it or not, colleges do understand that gaining admission to their institutions is an anxiety-laden process and … Continue reading

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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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Winter Break Guide for Parents of High School Seniors & College Freshmen

All you need to know about what to do and not do during the next few weeks. By Anne Vaccaro Brady The Winter Break often brings different expectations for parents and their teens. Unfortunately, if you have a high school … Continue reading

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