Archive for College Admissions

College Visit Checklist: What You Need to Look for When Touring a College

A college tour is a great coming-of-age experience for a child and an important part of the process of choosing the right school. If you’re at the stage of planning college visits, you want to do it the right way so that your child can get the maximum benefit. What do parents need to know […]

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January 2018 Newsletter

Keeping Track of the College Admissions & Financial Aid Process Dear Parent(s), With more colleges now offering Early Action admission, the expectation is that along with the acceptance letter financial aid will be offered at the same time. Sadly, this is not always the case. Decision dates and financial aid awards are not always in […]

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October 2017 Newsletter

“How many colleges should my student apply to?” Dear Parents, One question that parents ask every year is: “How many colleges should my student apply to?” If you need financial aid, the more colleges the better. The Magic Number You won’t know in advance how much aid your student will be offered, and you need […]

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How to Help My Child Prepare for Their College Admissions Interview

Preparing for college admissions interviews can be a nerve-wracking prospect. Your child may be looking to you for how to prepare for the college admissions interview, and since it’s probably been some time since you went to college, you may not know how exactly how to respond. Here are some tips for preparing for a […]

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August 2017 Newsletter

Navigating the College Admissions & Financial Aid Process as a First-Time College Parent Dear Parents, If you’re a first-time college parent, you may not know it, but you’re probably in way over your head. When it comes to admissions, and especially financial aid, like a lot of parents, you could find the process confusing, frustrating […]

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