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Scholarship Mom Tip #58: Reuse, Recycle, Rework

Reusing essays is a smart way to save time and apply for more college...

College Admissions Essay Writing Prompt: What Makes You Tick?

– Jump-start your college admission essay! Whether you’re a rising high school junior or a senior, taking time now to record ideas or even draft a paragraph or two will help you when the actual application deadline approaches.

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Parent College Coach Tip #35: Don’t Skip the College Visits

The college visits are one of the most crucial components in choosing a college. Without visiting, your student won’t have the key to choosing a college: can he see himself attending there

College Rankings: Lists and More Lists

The College Rankings List of Lists (note: this list is not...

First Trip to China: Master Mandarin Chinese

If you are traveling to China it will behoove you to learn a few key phrases, some numbers and the like. After all, how can you find your way or bargain with a merchant if you can’t speak the language? So, following is a little history of how the language came to be along with a list of phrases/words.

First Trip to China? What to know, what to do.

It’s important to know a few key things for your first trip to China. This article outlines things that will help ensure a smooth, positive experience.

The Rise of a High School Junior: Course Selection & Personality Type

– Any of us working in college admissions or with college-bound teens knows how important course selection is, especially for the junior year of high school. It’s one thing to know it. It’s another to parent your way through the process. Understanding personality types helps.

Parent College Coach Tip #4: Look for College Bargains

– Bargain hunting for a college? There are deals and discounts to cover college costs.

Travel Safely: The Ultimate Medical Kit

Recently, I received an email from my husband with the subject line, “luck ran out.” It sure did… Based on many of our travel adventures, here’s my advice for being prepared and traveling safely…

Travel Checklist for Summer Campus Tours

Packing for a summer campus tour? What’s on your travel...

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