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Move-in Day Etiquette and Tips

Politeness + planning = a positive experience for all. By Anne Vaccaro Brady The day you bring your freshman to college is an emotional one. There’s no hiding from that fact. Some parents will say it’s tumultuous and stressful, too. … Continue reading

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The Latest News on College and Admissions

College recruiting for athletes, warnings for student loan co-signers, advice for parents of freshmen and more. By Anne Vaccaro Brady The latest news you can use, whether college is around the corner or just coming on the radar for your … Continue reading

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Tips on Transporting Your Freshman to College

This is a trip like no other. By Anne Vaccaro Brady Whether traveling by road or air, you need a plan for how to transfer the important pieces of your teen’s life from home to college. Because a bunch of … Continue reading

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With a College Selected, Summer Planning Begins for Graduating Seniors

Now that your teenager has settled on where they’re going to college this fall, your family has taken a collective sigh of relief. But you’ve also quickly figured out that sitting back and relaxing until classes start isn’t possible. The … Continue reading

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A Guide to the Summer Before Freshman Year

Guides to packing, preparing, orientation and more. By Anne Vaccaro Brady In the past two years, I’ve written several posts about what to do the summer before your son or daughter begins their freshman year of college. To help you … Continue reading

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Another Look at Packing for Freshman Year

All the items you’ll need to help your freshman get started on a successful first year. By Anne Vaccaro Brady Last summer I wrote about how to help your new college student pack for her first year on campus. Because of … Continue reading

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Putting Together a College Wardrobe

The basics for freshman year. I asked my daughter, a rising college senior (no, I can’t believe it), what clothes first-year students need to bring to campus in the fall. Read on for her suggestions.  By T.K. Brady Adjusting to … Continue reading

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