Archive for College Admissions

How to Read a College Acceptance Letter

How to Read a College Acceptance Letter Today’s the day — your child’s letter of acceptance from their favorite college has arrived. After celebrating the moment, however, it’s essential to review the details of their college acceptance letter, which will provide information on the acceptance, the student’s intended major, creating a student email address to […]

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How to Navigate the College Waitlist Process

How to Navigate the College Waitlist Process It’s a bittersweet moment for parents and children. While your child has gained acceptance to some of the colleges they’ve applied to, they may have also been placed on another school’s waitlist. For many families, this is new territory, and you might be unsure of how to navigate […]

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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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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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Understanding the College Application Process

The college application process is a long journey that, for many, begins during your child’s Junior year of high school or even before. In fact, even though your child will start taking their most direct steps towards college in the second half of high school — taking SATs, considering schools, etc. — it’s never too […]

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