Category Archives: Preparing for college

Thanking those that made it all possible

Congratulations on graduating high school! You’re about to enter one of the most exciting and challenging periods in your life, so it’s definitely time to take a victory lap. But with all of the commotion, celebration, and change happening around … Continue reading

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It’s time to celebrate!

Your student’s high school graduation is a special time, and a huge milestone to celebrate. No doubt, this is a busy time for both seniors and their families, full of ceremonies and parties and end-of-year activities. But so much hard … Continue reading

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Summer activities that can help you get into college

Use this summer to take advantage of your down time and find fun, productive activities that can help you get into college. You have many options—here are a few of the more effective ones. Getting a job College admission boards … Continue reading

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Creating your college short list

As you look forward to college applications next fall, this summer is a great time to work on finalizing your college short list—the list of schools you’ll apply to next year. One of the best ways to narrow down your … Continue reading

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Teaching your student to network

Networking may sound like a pretty grown up word to use with a high school junior, but it is key for your student to build a network of adults they can rely on as they enter college and working world. … Continue reading

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Crossing your t’s and dotting your i’s

As you ready yourself for your first year in college, there are a few very important things to do before packing up the car, planning your dorm room décor, or selecting classes. You’ve worked hard these past four years to … Continue reading

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Focus on finishing senior year strong

Your student’s senior year is drawing to a close, and they may be already thinking about graduation, summer vacation, and college. As a parent, you can help your student focus on today to stay on track through graduation with a … Continue reading

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Planning a successful summer

It’s your student’s last summer at home, so it’s no surprise if you’re feeling a little sentimental—and maybe a little anxious to make some great memories before your student heads off to college. Before you get too overwhelmed with the … Continue reading

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Make your summer count

You have the whole summer to make final to-do lists and cross items off, so here are some tips to getting organized so you can enter college confidently: Find your reading groove In college, you’ll likely have a lot more … Continue reading

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Don’t let the ball drop now

By now you may know exactly what senioritis is, and seen its identifying traits: lack of follow-through on assignments; an unwillingness to motivate; and a shift in focus, where personal accomplishment becomes secondary to relaxing with friends. Even if you … Continue reading

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