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College News for a Stress-free Summer

Okay, I can’t guarantee there will be no stress, but this info will help ease the tension. By Anne Vaccaro Brady Whether you’re the parent of a high school student or a recent graduate, there’s plenty of college-related planning required … Continue reading

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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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College Admissions News for You

Tips on picking a college, checklists for juniors and seniors, college tour tips and more. By Anne Vaccaro Brady March can be a stressful month for families of high school seniors with the acceptances and rejections piling up but still no word from … Continue reading

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College News You Can Use

The latest on finding tuition money, getting arrested in college and more.  By Anne Vaccaro Brady Paying for college While your student compares the social scenes at the colleges he’s been accepted to, you’re worrying about whether your family can … Continue reading

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A Roundup of College Admissions News

Here are some posts and articles on college admissions you might find helpful.  by Anne Vaccaro Brady  Expert advice for incoming freshmen In a post on the New York Times’ “The Choice” blog, Professors Lynn Jacobs and Jeremy Hyman, authors of “The … Continue reading

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Lessons I’ve Learned from a Year of Blogging about College Admissions

A few things about college admissions stand out to me. by Anne Vaccaro Brady Plenty of parents need this information When I started this blog, I wondered if anyone would actually find it useful. In both the comments section and … 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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