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Parent to Parent: Tips for College Visits with Your Teen

I’m an Independent Educational Consultant who loves my work guiding students through the process of sorting out the thousands of choices they have for college.  I’m also the mom of two teenagers who have, or are going through, this very same process. The first time I went through college visits with my older son, I thought it would be easy to remember the distinguishing features of each school ...
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Both Sides Now: College Campus Visit Tips From a Dad Who Knows

As Joni Mitchell’s 1969 iconic song “Both Sides Now” says, I’ve looked at life from both sides now, from give and take, and still somehow…
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How to Make Your Spring Break College Visits More Than Meh...

Kristina Dooley February 09, 2015 campus visits
It’s only February but most high school students have already begun counting the days until their spring break. Even as snow continues to fall in many parts of the U.S., students are dreaming of beaches and movies and mall trips…a two-week respite before blazing through the final months of the school year.
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