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3 Things to Do While Waiting for College Decisions

Are you playing the Waiting Game waiting for college decisions to be made? While many colleges do rolling admissions now...

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Public vs Private: Why Do Private Schools Offer Huge Scholarships?

You’ve applied to a variety of schools, and you’re getting their decisions. You’re realizing that the private universities are offering...

When Your Child Turns 18 and Goes to College: What Parents Need to Know

Updated June 18, 2020 Yes, it happened in the blink of an eye. Your baby has morphed overnight into an adult....

4 Times ‘Gilmore Girls’ Lorelai Made Rory’s College Career Harder

As long-time superfans of this show, we couldn’t be happier about a new Gilmore Girls! But as college admissions experts, they had us cringing at Lorelai and her attitude surrounding Rory’s college search process. Don’t get us wrong: We love Lorelai! Coffee coffee coffee! But a lot of her choices during Rory’s final Chilton years and how she supports (or doesn’t support) Rory’s decision-making process is a parent’s college search nightmare...

Scholarship Mom Tip #183: Demonstrate Interest in a College

Scholarship Mom Tip #183: Demonstrate Interest in a College

Showing a college that you care is a smart way to increase a student’s chances of being awarded a scholarship by that school. More commonly known as “demonstrated interest”, this is a method of connecting with the colleges that a student is interested in and showing them how much the student would like to be accepted and attend.