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Archive for the ‘college apps’ Category


The 4-1-1 on This Year’s Common Application

It looks like the widely used Common Application has taken some cues from the new Coalition Application. The new changes to the 2017-18 Common App for colleges mirror features found in the Coalition App. Competition often creates innovation and the Common App has some much-needed updates. The Common App changes this year will benefit high school students and make the […]

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A Tool to Master the Dreaded Application Essay

  The college application season is now in full swing and if you listen closely enough, you might be able to make out the tap-tapping of millions of seniors across the globe writing their application essays.  If you happen to be one of those students or a parent of one, I’d like to introduce you […]

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App Tuesday: 7 College Savings Apps

  Saving for college is difficult, especially in today’s world. Add the rising college costs to the mix and your family finds it hard to save enough money to pay for college. It can be done, but it requires a commitment and the tools to make it happen. First, there’s the question of “How much […]

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56 College Info Websites

  Here’s a current comprehensive list of my picks for college info websites. Do you have any additional suggestions? COLLEGE BLOGS 1. ParentsCountdowntoCollegeCoach.com–You will find the MOST information here on our blog: college guidance, college planning, college coaching, and college news. Come here first to find the latest and best tools to help you navigate the […]

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An app for parents and students from Edupath

  Edupath is like three apps in one. College Explorer lets you browse 1300 colleges to find the right fit. SAT Training is optimized for short sessions so you can use it anytime, anywhere. And Dashboard, an Edupath exclusive, allows parents to follow along in real-time. Effective SAT prep starts with finding the right school. […]

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