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Countdown to college: Answers to frequently asked questions

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Whether I'm leading a workshop on navigating the college admissions process or getting stopped in the frozen food aisle at the supermarket, here are some of the most common questions parents ask.

1. Is it better to take a lower-level class and get an "A" or to struggle somewhat in a higher-level class and get a "B"?

The...Read more

Countdown to college: Things to think about in the new year

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January is a time for resolutions and reorganization. If you're the parent of a high school freshman or sophomore, but particularly if you're the parent of a junior, now is the time to understand and start implementing the college timeline.

There is no need to be intimidated. With proper planning and execution, you'll have plenty of time to ...Read more

Countdown to college: Early admissions trends for the Class of 2024

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With Class of 2024 results coming in for the early admissions round at top colleges and universities around the country, here is what we've learned thus far.


Unlike past years that saw big gains in everyone's early numbers, this year was more of a mixed bag. Brown saw its number of Early Decision applicants grow by 8 percent, ...Read more