Scholarship Mom Tip #117: Beware Senioritis!
Mar26

Scholarship Mom Tip #117: Beware Senioritis!

Beware of “senioritis” and the ill effects slacking off (or even appearing to slack off on social media) can have on your scholarship and college applications.

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March Madness! Tips For High School Seniors: Don’t Drop the Ball
Mar24

March Madness! Tips For High School Seniors: Don’t Drop the Ball

An admission offer puts you in the fourth quarter, but it isn’t over till the buzzer. Don’t drop the ball on your schoolwork, and make sure you get those transcripts in!

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College Mom Minute April 2012
Apr30

College Mom Minute April 2012

Parents: Got a minute? Click to play audio tip: First Generation –Preparing for the journey Whether you're just beginning college visits with your teen or have put the college admissions process behind you, listen up and get great parent survival tips from our College Mom Minute audio podcasts with Dr. Nancy Berk, author of COLLEGE BOUND AND GAGGED: How to Help Your Kid Get into a Great College without Losing Your Savings, Your Relationship, or Your Mind. To listen to more of College Mom Minute, please explore our archive of Dr. Nancy Berk's podcasts for parents – it only takes a minute! Standardized Opps –Prepping for Prep Newbies –Rules for the road Money Ball –Show me the money Don't Wait a Minute –Waitlist Strategy College Mom Minute March 2012 (mail madness, clutter control, accomplishments, dollars and sense) College Mom Minute February 2012 (parents, preparation, presents, college visits) College Mom Minute January 2012 (senioritis, FAFSA, care packages, resolutions) College Mom Minute Play List #1 (college road trips, essays, move-in, food, dorms) College Mom Minute Play List #2 (grades, SATs, careers, and the holidays)  ...

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College Mom Minute March 2012
Mar26

College Mom Minute March 2012

Parents: Got a minute? Click to play audio tip: College Dollars and Sense –Checking price tags Whether you're just beginning college visits with your teen or have put the college admissions process behind you, listen up and get great parent survival tips from our College Mom Minute audio podcasts with Dr. Nancy Berk, author of COLLEGE BOUND AND GAGGED: How to Help Your Kid Get into a Great College without Losing Your Savings, Your Relationship, or Your Mind. To listen to more of College Mom Minute, please explore our archive of Dr. Nancy Berk's podcasts for parents – it only takes a minute!   Mission Accomplishments –Keeping track of success Clutter Control –Managing Mail Pile Ups Mail Madness –Waiting for the letter College Mom Minute February 2012 (parents, preparation, presents, college visits) College Mom Minute January 2012 (senioritis, FAFSA, care packages, resolutions) College Mom Minute Play List #1 (college road trips, essays, move-in, food, dorms) College Mom Minute Play List #2 (grades, SATs, careers, and the holidays)      ...

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College Mom Minute February 2012
Feb27

College Mom Minute February 2012

Parents: Got a minute? Click to play audio tip: Rain Date –Stormy College Visits Previous tips this month: Parental Pressure –Caution: Obnoxious...

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Takeaway Tweets from #CampusChat on “Senioritis”
Feb23

Takeaway Tweets from #CampusChat on “Senioritis”

Last night's #CampusChat on Twitter produced so many great college prep tips for high school seniors on how and why to avoid catching senioritis.   Here are 7 Takeaway Tweets from the chat:  @gionnicortez  Q2: If you really want to get rid senioritis, surround yourself w/ others who are going to push you to do the best you can! #CampusChat @myFootpath: Heres a tip: College Freshmen, dont feel embarrassed to go to orientation stuff. It is KEY! #campuschat  @jeannieborin  Q3 – learn what you can about your #college community & connect with other #students in your #freshman class-& spend QT w/family #campuschat @myFootpath  Q3: The summer before college, you can also get a job. It will help you save $$ to offset school expenses and keep you focused. #campuschat @myFootpath:  Q7: The more you can visit, talk to people, become familiar with the campus, the more ready you will fell. #campuschat @SheldonWordNerd:  Q7 Feel normal. You shouldn't feel entirely prepared. You're entering a new world! Just try to be excited, not overwhelmed. #campuschat @jeannieborin: #College WILL rescind offers of #admission – so senioritis is a definite no no #campuschat  Also, I'd like to extend a HUGE thanks to Noel Rozny, Web Editor & Content Manager for myFootpath.com for suggesting this topic and leading the discussion!  This post will be updated with a link to the full transcript when it's...

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