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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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The Best Way to Approach College Apps with your Kid

This week’s guest bloggers are my kids, Charlie, a college senior and T.K., who graduated college a year ago. Since I’ve written lots of posts on getting through the application process from the parent’s perspective, I thought it might help … 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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College News for the Summer

Info on college searches, financial aid forecasting, essay writing and more. By Anne Vaccaro Brady Whether you’re the parent of a high school senior or a college freshman, I’ve found some recent articles and posts that will help as you … Continue reading

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How to Help Your Child Tackle the College Essay

This in no way involves you writing it. By Anne Vaccaro Brady Between the research I do for this blog and my experience working with high school seniors to fine-tune their college admissions essays, I’ve learned the keys to helping … Continue reading

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College Admissions News for Applicants, Transfers and Their Parents

Check out these informative articles that you might have missed. By Anne Vaccaro Brady With college application season here, advice and tips abound for students and their families. I’ve pulled together some of these helpful posts and articles on applying … Continue reading

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Tips for Completing College Applications

A little prep work can speed up the process.  By Anne Vaccaro Brady With the holidays around the corner and deadlines looming, the pressure to finish college applications is probably building in your household. For advice on streamlining the process … Continue reading

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