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College Admissions News Roundup

The latest on searching for colleges, taking a gap year, paying for college and navigating academic probation.  by Anne Vaccaro Brady Finding and applying to colleges On her My Kid’s College Choice blog, Wendy Nelson shares the lessons she learned about … Continue reading

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Latest College Admissions News

Changes to the SAT, advice for waitlisted students and more. By Anne Vaccaro Brady With college decisions in, campus tours on the horizon and ACT/SAT exams around the corner, it’s a busy time for parents and their high school students. … Continue reading

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All the College Application Info You Need

I’ve consolidated all my advice on applying to college into this one post.  By Anne Vaccaro Brady I’ve written several posts on filling out college applications, everything from how to make the final list of colleges to what info your … Continue reading

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College Admissions News Roundup

Some info on the gap year, scholarship scams, picking an essay topic and more.  By Anne Vaccaro Brady The gap year Typically a year spent working, traveling or interning, and hopefully maturing, after high school graduation and instead of attending college in the … Continue reading

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More College Admissions in the News

Let’s start off the New Year with a look at some informative articles you may have missed. by Anne Vaccaro Brady Former college admissions officer Robert Clagett writes about the gap year in his post on  the New York Times’ “The … Continue reading

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Applying to College “Undecided” or “Undeclared,” Part 1

These words send so many parents into a panic—but maybe they shouldn’t.  by Anne Vaccaro Brady I will say upfront that I had been a strong proponent of kids choosing a specific major on their application, preferably one they can … Continue reading

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