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Three Biggest Fears About Finding The Right College

Three Biggest Fears About Finding The Right College

After more than a decade working with college-bound students and families, we’ve heard time and time again some of the most common fears about finding the right college. Here, we’ll spell out these fears and talk about how best to overcome them. You’re not alone in...

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Ask These 3 Questions On College Campus Visits

Ask These 3 Questions On College Campus Visits

College campus visits are an essential part of your college planning journey. If you follow our Facebook page (and you should! Stop right now and head on over and hit LIKE so you don’t miss out!) or you follow us on Instagram (and you should! Get that done now.)...

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College Planning Steps for Sophomores

College Planning Steps for Sophomores

Sophomore Goals: Begin your College Search and begin to define the University of You™. As a high school sophomore, you’re probably already starting to get pokes and prods from well-meaning relatives and friends who are curious about your college plans. However, you...

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College Planning Priorities for Freshmen

College Planning Priorities for Freshmen

Soon-to-be freshmen, we mean you! Tackle your first-year college planning priorities. I can hear you now, "Hang on, I don't even know how to find my locker yet!" Believe it or not, there are SIMPLE college planning priorities that a freshman student can achieve to...

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Zip it! Three Things I Don’t Want To Hear When I Screw Up

Zip it! Three Things I Don’t Want To Hear When I Screw Up

I’m pretty sure that the same things I don’t want to hear when I screw up are the very things you hate hearing, too. Like me, you’re human. Humans screw up. That’s what we do sometimes. Yes, that means you. You mess up. So do your kids. I’m talking mainly about those...

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College Campus Visits Student Perspective

College Campus Visits Student Perspective

For spring break, our high-school junior son, Joe, and I visited five campuses in three cities. It was planes, trains & automobiles, with a dash of Uber. Here’s Joe’s firsthand take on our college campus visits! For photos and video, check out...

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The Rocky Road Still Gets You There

The Rocky Road Still Gets You There

During my son Jack’s junior year of high school, the two of us took a trip to visit colleges. While we were in Boston, we walked the Freedom Trail, which is really great. I highly recommend it. What I don’t recommend is coming to the end of the trail at night, in the...

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Add College Campus Visits to Your Spring Break Bucket List

Add College Campus Visits to Your Spring Break Bucket List

Adding a campus visit to your spring break travel plans can be fun and productive, even if you have never visited a college and college application time is a long way off. For those resisting already, let me address your objections, one by one: There aren’t any...

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