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Category: Finding the Right College


  My 17-year-old son is a boy of few words. He likes to keep to himself. He is very independent and conscientious. I would suspect that he already has thoughts and opinions about the college process but he is not Read more…


  As I go through the process of helping students prepare for college I’m often brought back to the essential question: why do we want our kids to get college degrees? If we can better understand the purpose then we Read more…


When speaking to various groups about the college admissions process, I often make analogies to dating— a topic that most teenagers can identify with. Ideally, the perfect match for college is like finding the perfect boy or girlfriend: you are Read more…


Today I’m featuring an episode of The College Prep Podcast from May. I thought it was timely for all seniors applying to college—check your list to make sure you have the right schools. It is also timely for the 9th through Read more…


  We are in the middle of that season—the time when parents need to talk to even the most straight-laced students about drinking. With prom, end of year parties, and summer around the corner, it just makes sense. As you Read more…


Most college students indicate that campus visits were crucial to their college decision process. Prospective students should be looking for academic, social, and financial fit; a campus visit is the best way to evaluate if a school is right for Read more…

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