snow days

Don’t Freeze Your Learning!

All over the country, we’ve been socked with snow that has snarled traffic and closed schools. While the first day or so brings out the kid in all of us (Sledding and hot chocolate? Yes, please!), it can become too much for parents – and even kids, who realize that they will have to make […]

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What To Expect After You Hit Submit

College applications  are in for the 2014/15 school year.  So what happens after you push the submit button? Well, it can be complicated, but at most colleges applications are read by a committee, evaluated and given points for each part of the application. Many universities report spending about 30 minutes or more on each application. […]

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financial aid

The 411 on Financial Aid

We all hope our kids get into a top-notch college. But then we panic, realizing that if they do, we will never be able to afford it. The price tag of colleges can seem so daunting, so take-your-breath-away high, that it can make you wonder if the only people who can afford it are the […]

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