College

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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The Healthy College Student

  What to Know Before You Go by Susan Sugerman, MD, MPH | Contributor Senior year—I call it “the big lie.”  It’s the “top of your game,” “easy street,” a time for “no worries.”  From movies to social media, that

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Navigating the (Legal) Issues of Going Off to College

  by Colin Smith | Contributor   Q) What do we need to do before our kids leave for college? A)  If a student is 18, have the student sign a simple estate plan.  Parents should have copies of these documents,

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Travel Tips for the College Bound

Your baby is off to college. Don’t be sad – I’m told by parents who’ve been there that the “fun” of moving a kid on campus will dry your tears in no time. Here’s how to make it easier. by

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SAT’s Overall High School Timeline

      by Karyn Brodsky FRESHMAN  • Create a high school plan. Familiarize yourself with which high school courses are required by colleges and be sure to enroll in the applicable courses starting this year. Know the levels of

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