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Perspective in the Time of Decision
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By Casey Near and Arun Ponnusamy
April 7, 2021 | 4 minute read

We know there are seniors around the country (and world) who have admissions offers in hand but still find themselves looking backward and wondering, “What if…?” Parents and other adult...

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How Parents Can Help When a College Says No
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By Liz Gyori
March 10, 2021 | 5 minute read

Author’s Note: Although this post targets parents, my hope is that anyone who works with parents and students may find these ideas, based on hard-won experience, useful and shareable. If...

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Smarter, Saner College Admissions Reading: Recommendations That Won't Give You More Gray Hair
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By Collegewise Staff
August 31, 2018 | 0 minute read

 

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When the Talk Turns Towards College
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By Kevin McMullin
December 7, 2017 | 2 minute read

I posted a reminder for parents earlier this month that there are far more fascinating conversations to be had with your teens than those that revolve around college admissions topics....

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Standing out Starts at Home
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By Kevin McMullin
September 20, 2017 | 1 minute read

The consistent references to “your child” in Challenge Success’s “Top Ten Back-to-School Tips to Help Your Child Thrive" might cause some high school parents to pass by the advice. But...

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