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7 Tips for Summer SAT Prep

    As the school year is over and the final examination grades are being compiled across the nation. Many students and parents are brainstorming different ways of squeezing in some test prep time over the summer.  If that’s not you yet, don’t worry! Here are 7 actionable tips you can use to help your […]

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Parents, Money and Minors: Credit, Cash and Your College Bound Kid

  Getting your kids through college is always going to be a financial challenge for many parents and there are plenty of decisions that have to be made about how much monetary support you should provide and when they need to take up the slack. Here is a look at some of the answers to […]

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Is Distance Learning Right for You?

  When it comes to studying, the most typical method we take is to go to a college, university or similar school and just learn. We speak to our lecturer, teacher, or advisors and we learn from them. We buy books, study them, write up documents and complete tests to prove that we’ve learned something. […]

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Merry Christmas to Parents of the College Bound

Wherever you are in the college prep process, I know the obstacles you face and the struggles you have balancing parenting and college prep. One of the reasons I began my blog was to help parents who need help like I did. I know how hard it is to find the right advice, get the […]

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10 Study Abroad Statistics for You and Your Student

  Many students will be making the decision to study abroad in the spring. If you’re on the fence and wonder if the experience is worth the cost, these study abroad statistics should help. For many years, the benefits of studying abroad have been described in words like these: “It will completely change your life!” […]

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10 Tips for Writing College Admission-Worthy Essays

  The average American student attends school 180 days each year. Multiply that by 12 years and, by the time you graduate, you get 2,160 compulsory school days. You would think after all that reading, writing, studying, test-taking, and amassing of extracurricular and civic engagements that writing a college admissions essay would be a breeze. […]

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How to Succeed in College Interviews

College Interview Counselors / Career Interview Coaches, LLC has just released a book, College Interview Essentials, which is available for purchase on Amazon.com.  In this first publication, authors and founders of CIC, Peggy Nash Marx and Kyrie O’Connor, discuss how a young, texting generation has lost the art of verbal communication and needs to prepare […]

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Don’t Be Afraid of College Prep

  What lurks in the dark—the unknown? We have so many things to be afraid of these days. Parents live with fear every day. Who knew clowns would be at the top of the list? Can you believe the violence these once happy characters are responsible for? I long for the days of Ronald McDonald. […]

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Supporting Your Child After College Graduation

  If you have children who will be graduating from college, you may be wondering how you can support them on their journey as they enter into the real world and make adjustments to their new lives. It is a scary world out there and if your child is entering a completely new career field, he or […]

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Dear Middle School Student . . .

It’s time for a serious talk. As a middle school student, you might think that college is far away in the distance and you will think about it when you’re in high school. But nothing could be further from the truth. In middle school you’re on the launching pad–preparing for takeoff. If you are serious […]

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