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Summer Wrap-Up for High School and College Students

Transferring summer college credits, converting SAT scores and more. By Anne Vaccaro Brady This week’s post covers some of those loose ends parents and students face before high school and college begin again. For college students Transfer summer credits A … Continue reading

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What Parents Want to Know About College Admissions

You asked and I’m answering your most pressing questions about applying to and paying for college. By Anne Vaccaro Brady Here are the issues stressing you out and my solutions that will hopefully provide you some relief. College Entrance Exams … Continue reading

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Motivating the Reluctant College Applicant

How to get your high school senior moving on college applications.  by Anne Vaccaro Brady Some kids plow through their college applications, while others continue to avoid visiting a college website to start the first one. If yours is the … Continue reading

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Getting Organized for the College Application Process, Part 2

Putting all the information together.  by Anne Vaccaro Brady Now that you’ve read my previous post, you know the information your senior needs to create his application schedule. Here’s one way to do it. My kids used Word, but a spreadsheet program like … Continue reading

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Getting Organized for the College Application Process, Part 1

Here’s how to help your high school senior stay on top of things.  by Anne Vaccaro Brady Filling out 8-10 college applications can seem daunting to an adult, let alone a high school senior. By developing a system to complete … Continue reading

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Why You Need to Make that Appointment with the Guidance Counselor Now

Seniors and their parents need to sit down with their counselor in September. by Anne Vaccaro Brady Give your teen’s guidance counselor a couple of weeks to work through class scheduling issues with her other students and then get on her calendar. … Continue reading

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College Admissions Summer Planning

Now is the time to finalize the college list, prep for SAT/ACT tests, write the Common App essay and more. by Anne Vaccaro Brady There’s one way to make the fall college application process less stressful—use the summer to get … Continue reading

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