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Enjoy the Ride:  9 Actions Parents Can Take to Survive the College Admission Roller Coaster

Enjoy the Ride: 9 Actions Parents Can Take to Survive the College Admission Roller Coaster

Picture a roller coaster. Not a small, beginner-level one but an epic, change-your-life, go-through-all-the emotions one. Envisio…

Advice for Mom of No-Need 9th Grader

Advice for Mom of No-Need 9th Grader

Question: My husband and I are making a priority of saving for our son's college education. We will be able to fund all the costs…

How Can a Commuter Student Loosen Family Ties?

How Can a Commuter Student Loosen Family Ties?

Question: It's nearly December of my senior year in college, and I feel as though my entire college career has been a waste. I ha…

What part should my parents play in my college application?

What part should my parents play in my college application?

Question: What part should my parents play in my college application?

Parental involvement in the college admissions process varie…

College Admissions Stress, Prestige, and Our Kids

College Admissions Stress, Prestige, and Our Kids

The end-of-year holidays are stressful for me. I'm a big introvert, so I'm uncomfortable when forced out of my normal low profil…

More College Knowledge Q&As

More College Knowledge Q&As

Question: I'm a high school junior. This summer and fall, as I begin my college applications, how much should my parents become…

Are You A Helicopter Parent?

Are You A Helicopter Parent?

Or maybe you're a Humming Bird Parent. Either way, if you are, you have the distinct ability to hover over your child (or childre…

Un-Helpful Parents

Un-Helpful Parents

Just when you think you've seen it all, a news story like this comes along:

Mom charged with changing kids' grades


HUNTINGDON [Penn…

Help! Parents Have Bad Credit--Can Our Daughter Still Get a College Loan?

Help! Parents Have Bad Credit--Can Our Daughter Still Get a College Loan?

Question: My daughter just graduated from high school and needs a loan for college. My husband and I have horrible credit and can…

College Admission Resources on the Web

College Admission Resources on the Web

Granted, I'm prejudiced. I believe that College Confidential and College View are two of the very best college admission-related …

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