Tag: College Admissions

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

College Campus Tour Red Flags: What To Look For On A Visit
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College Campus Tour Red Flags: What To Look For On A Visit

Suzi Parker Suzi Parker- October 8, 2019 0

A campus may appear to have it all. The best professors in a particular major. An active campus life. Beautifully, designed dorms. Championship sports.  That ... Read More

Three Established Facts About College Selection From An Expert
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Three Established Facts About College Selection From An Expert

Mindy Trotta Mindy Trotta- October 2, 2019 0

There are very few things that remain “static” about college these days: Costs seem to rise with each passing semester, interest rates on college loans ... Read More

College Admissions Myths: Pulling Back the Curtain
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College Admissions Myths: Pulling Back the Curtain

Amy Trinnaman Amy Trinnaman- September 10, 2019 0

  My father used to say, “If you are waiting for life to be fair, you are going to be waiting a long time.” Nothing ... Read More

Early Decision College Results From the Class of 2022
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Early Decision College Results From the Class of 2022

Road2College Road2College- September 1, 2019 0

Once students learn the differences between early action vs. early decision and make their final choice, all there is left to do is wait. Below ... 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

Frank Bruni and Surviving College Admissions Madness
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Frank Bruni and Surviving College Admissions Madness

Mindy Trotta Mindy Trotta- August 13, 2019 0

It was one week away from having my youngest graduate from college; one week away from no longer having to deal with the memory of ... 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