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The 2017-2018 Common App Essay Prompts

The changes are small, but benefit your college applicant.  By Anne Vaccaro Brady The Common Application recently released its 2017-2018 essay prompts for high school students applying to college in the fall of 2017. As a college essay coach, I welcome the minor adjustments … Continue reading

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Summer Wrap-Up for High School and College Students

Transferring summer college credits, converting SAT scores and more. By Anne Vaccaro Brady This week’s post covers some of those loose ends parents and students face before high school and college begin again. For college students Transfer summer credits A … Continue reading

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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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Lessons from a College Essay Coach

Tips I’ve gathered from helping high school seniors with their admissions essays. By Anne Vaccaro Brady Working with college applicants on their admissions essays, I’m always amazed by the interesting stories they have to tell and appreciate the opportunity to help them … Continue reading

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What Parents Want to Know About College Admissions

You asked and I’m answering your most pressing questions about applying to and paying for college. By Anne Vaccaro Brady Here are the issues stressing you out and my solutions that will hopefully provide you some relief. College Entrance Exams … Continue reading

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College Admissions News as Summer Begins

Art school applications, athletic recruiting, 529 mistakes and more. By Anne Vaccaro Brady Whether you’re sending your teen off to college or gearing up for application season, check out these articles and posts for helpful advice, tips and information to … Continue reading

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News on College Admissions and Financial Aid

Insight on the Common App essay prompts, the basics of fin aid, athletic recruiting and more. By Anne Vaccaro Brady With college application season underway for high school seniors (yes, yours should have at least started the Common App by … Continue reading

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