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Figuring Out When to Take the SAT and ACT

This important decision for high school juniors requires accounting for several factors. By Anne Vaccaro Brady The SAT and ACT are college entrance exams that measure a student’s expected level of academic success in college. Whether you agree with that … Continue reading

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The Truth About the Sudden Flood of College Mail

Why your mailbox is overflowing with envelopes addressed to your high school senior. by Anne Vaccaro Brady The first few letters and view books that came to your house from colleges impressed you, didn’t they? Now you’ve started wondering about … Continue reading

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Meeting with the High School Guidance Counselor, Part 2

Now is the time to discuss your student’s goals. by Anne Vaccaro Brady You can save your entire family a lot of unnecessary stress senior year by meeting with the guidance counselor in junior year. (My previous post addresses the … 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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