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Applying To College Isn’t Like When Mom & Dad Applied
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Applying To College Isn’t Like When Mom & Dad Applied

Lee Carol Cook Lee Carol Cook- October 21, 2019 0

I’m a former Director of Admission with college-aged kids of my own. Everyone needs to put aside what they think they know about how to ... Read More

Avoid These Common College Application Mistakes
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Avoid These Common College Application Mistakes

Suzi Parker Suzi Parker- October 15, 2019 0

One of the most exciting times in a teenager’s life is when they decide to start applying for college. It also can be one of ... Read More

When Should the College Process Begin?
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When Should the College Process Begin?

Road2College Road2College- August 13, 2019 0

When should the college process begin? Most of us would like to live in the fantasy that it doesn't have to begin until your child ... Read More

How To Apply To College: A Mother’s Advice
High school to college

How To Apply To College: A Mother’s Advice

Debbie Schwartz Debbie Schwartz- August 1, 2019 0

Being a mother with a child going through the college process is a little like childbirth — while it’s happening it’s soo painful, but when it’s over ... Read More

The Theory Of Supply and Demand in College Admissions
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The Theory Of Supply and Demand in College Admissions

Road2College Road2College- July 30, 2019 0

Why do you need to understand the basics of supply and demand in higher education? Because paying for college is like paying for any other ... Read More

Explaining Blemishes On A College Application
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Explaining Blemishes On A College Application

Road2College Road2College- July 2, 2019 0

From time to time, we hear from parents whose students have a mar on their high school transcripts and want to know how to address ... Read More

What is the Academic Common Market?
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What is the Academic Common Market?

Road2College Road2College- February 13, 2018 0

    Is your student planning to study in a specialized field, but you’re concerned about the cost? In some cases, in-state schools don’t offer ... Read More

The Black Box Of College Admissions Cracked Open?
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The Black Box Of College Admissions Cracked Open?

Road2College Road2College- December 27, 2014 0

What goes on behind the closed doors of admissions offices has mystified students, parents, school counselors, and the media for years. The holistic process of ... Read More

Is Your Student Angular Enough For College Admissions?
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Is Your Student Angular Enough For College Admissions?

Road2College Road2College- August 11, 2014 0

  In the early eighties, when I applied, the buzzword for college acceptance was “well-rounded,” which referred to a student who participated in many different ... Read More

Colleges Say They Want Students With Passion, But What Does That Mean?
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Colleges Say They Want Students With Passion, But What Does That Mean?

Road2College Road2College- June 16, 2014 0

Sit in on any college information session and you will invariably hear the admissions representative say they are looking for students with passion. Not only ... Read More