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The Role of Parents in the College Process (Podcast)

The road to college ideally ends when a student arrives at a school that aligns perfectly with both fit and ambition. So why do so many parents take the wheel? Estrela Founder, Kristina Dooley, joined Amy Seeley of Seeley Test Pros and Mike Bergin of TestBright on their podcast - "Tests and the Rest" - to explore the role of parents in the college process.
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Parenting Through College Rejection: A Parent Perspective

As a parent, there are few things worse than knowing your child has been rejected in some way. Whether the rejection comes from a person, a sports team, an audition, or a college, it cuts deep. In fact, we’re biologically programmed to protect our kids. Though, when it comes to college denials, your protection will look a little different.
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Resilience from Rejection: A Student Perspective

Maybe you’ve experienced rejection before. Like, a so-called friend playing with someone else on the playground? Or being turned down by the person whom you asked to the dance? Or maybe not enough people liking or sharing your social media post? No matter what form it comes in, rejection stings.
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Estrela Class of 2021 Early Decision and Early Action Results

Happy New Year! We are incredibly proud of our Class of 2021 students who have received offers of admission to 92 different colleges and universities in 25 states during the Early Decision and Early Action rounds of admission. In addition, our Estrela students have already received $5 MILLION in merit-based scholarships! ⭐ Check out the list of colleges and universities where our students have ...
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Class of 2020 College Signing Day

It's no question that the Class of 2020 is one that will be remembered throughout history. Their high school careers are ending in a way that no one could have ever predicted, and their college journeys are beginning on a path that is still being paved in the wake of COVID-19. 
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