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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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News on College Admissions and Freshman Year

Checklists for seniors and juniors, application mistakes to avoid and more.  By Anne Vaccaro Brady Finding the best colleges for students with learning disabilities On her blog, the College Solution, Lynn O’Shaughnessy writes about how to begin searching for colleges … Continue reading

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How to Make the Most of a Summer College Tour

Summer isn’t the ideal time to visit colleges, but it can still be worthwhile. by Anne Vaccaro Brady Regular readers of this blog know that I strongly recommend visiting colleges in the fall and spring, when campuses are the most … 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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Applying to College “Undeclared” or “Undecided,” Part 2

Some advice if your teen chooses this path. by Anne Vaccaro Brady If you and your student have determined that applying “undeclared” is the most reasonable option (see previous post for considerations), here’s some guidance on how best to approach college admissions. … Continue reading

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Creating the High School Resume

Putting your child’s high school career on paper. by Anne Vaccaro Brady In my summer planning guide I mentioned creating the high school resume, also called the activity sheet. By putting it together now, your student can see her strengths … Continue reading

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School Vacations are the Perfect Time to Take College Tours

Take that list of colleges your student’s been working on and pull out your calendar.  by Anne Vaccaro Brady Before your student fills out his first application, he should have a few college visits under his belt. So the sooner you can step on a … Continue reading

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