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Parental Etiquette During College Acceptance and Rejection Season

The importance of showing sensitivity during this exciting and frustrating time. Embed from Getty Images In these next few weeks and months, your student will learn which colleges she’s been accepted to and whether she received enough financial aid to … Continue reading

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Prepping Your College Freshman for the Second Semester

Whether a boarder or a commuter, your freshman likely faced a few blips the first semester.  by Anne Vaccaro Brady Don’t send your freshman back to college without addressing the issues that tripped her up last semester. Talking through some … 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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Be Honest as You Head into the College Admissions Process

Don’t set unrealistic expectations for your teenager. by Anne Vaccaro Brady Knowing and accepting your child’s strengths and weaknesses before you get too far into the college admissions process will save a lot of disappointment later on. Scores, grades and … Continue reading

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