Tag "College"

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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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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The Road to College

      Planning tips and timelines  that drive the process by Karyn Brodsky When it comes to planning for college, many would agree with the Plano Senior High School website* description, “the college admissions process can be a monstrous

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Anything Is Possible

  At My Possibilities, differently abled students chart their course in society  by Karyn Brodsky It is said that you’re never too old to learn. That holds especially true for those with special needs. But what happens when these students

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Making the Most of the Unexpected

“The line between being a college student and a mother is continually blurred and the dust seldom settles. But when it does, I shake the dust and defy the stereotypes to become a thriving single-parent by using the challenges as

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Are Your Kids Prepared to Stand on Their Own Two Feet?

You’ve had some time to frame those photos of your children in their cap and gown on that proud day they graduated. Now reality sinks in. There’s going to be off on their own. Are they ready? by Alicia Wanek

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Back-to-School Fashions Get a Hall Pass

This season’s styles make the grade with an updated, artistic flair ala Hall Park. by Amy Levenson Krumholz Click here to view more photos from the Back-to-School photo session at Hall Office Park. #MiddleSchoolisSoCool Moving on up to Middle School? These style

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Wide Open Spaces

Who doesn’t know what I’m talking about Who’s never left home, who’s never struck out To find a dream and a life of their own A place in the clouds, a foundation of stone She needs wide open spaces Room

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Life in An Empty Nest: Boohoo or Yahoo?

Changing diapers, play dates, carpools, homework, PTA meetings, cheering on the team, late nights, homecoming, cooking, coaching, grocery shopping, doctors’ appointments, college applications — all part of the transitions of life from the moment your kids are born to the

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