College

The College Admissions Essay:

A Powerful Tool to Differentiate Yourself By Linda Leavell | Contributor If you have a child in high school, or you are in high school, then you probably are already dreading the process of applying to college. College admissions is

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Summer Preparation for College Applications:

What Should Your Child Be Doing NOW? By Robert Allsup | Contributor The college planning process can be daunting, at times downright overwhelming, for both students and parents.  Before you push that panic button or ask your child for the

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The Parents’ Guide: Getting Ready for College

By Alicia Wanek When it comes to getting kids off to college, the parents and students are usually thinking about very different ways to prepare.  Your students are likely thinking about decorating their dorm rooms, getting a good schedule, sorority

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Maintain Legal Protection Over Your College-Age Child

By Colin Smith | Contributor You have a child who is finishing high school.  Congratulations!  Your son or daughter is now legally an adult.  Your independent 18-year-old can sign binding legal documents, make health care decisions for themselves, and handle

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Get Ready, Get Set…. Now Go!

    Does Your Child Have the Planning Skills to Succeed? By Tierney Thompson, PhD | Contributor Among the many tricky skills that we hope our children master before they go off on their own is time-management.  Whether we call

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Simple (and Cheap!) Ways To Get Your Kids to College

      Congratulations, your child is heading off to college. Let’s make packing up all their stuff and getting it to the university as simple (and cheap) as possible. By Rick Seaney / Contributor Are you close enough to

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College Is More Than Coursework

  Taking Advantage of College Resources Can Help Students Succeed By Alicia Wanek If your son or daughter is headed to a college campus this fall, whether as a new freshman or a returning upperclassman, perhaps you should ensure they can

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Pack it up

      by Tricia White | Managing Editor What to Fly With: Carry On (use the same backpack as will be used for books at school):  Documents • Driver’s license/Photo ID • Passport • Medical insurance cards (plan ahead

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Summer + Study = Better Scores

    Scoring Higher on College Entrance Exams Is All About the Early Prep College entrance exams. The mere thought can evoke terror in the heart of the most confident student. Fear not, but get a jump on your studies,

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