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Advice for Parents

Don't Let Fear Drive the Bus
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By Kevin McMullin
October 13, 2021 | 2 minute read

Fear can sometimes be a healthy emotion. That big upcoming chemistry test, that big game next week, that big dog baring its teeth–fear can put an end to dawdling and move you to...

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Five Application Management Tips for Parents
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By Kevin McMullin
September 8, 2021 | 3 minute read

I spend a lot of time here reminding parents that your most important college-admissions-related job is to be the parent of your applicant. Love your student unconditionally. Remember...

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Advice for Parents

Please Talk to Your Kids About Money
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By Liz Gyori
May 12, 2021 | 5 minute read

Author’s Note: Although this post targets parents and those financially supporting students applying to college, my hope is that anyone who works with parents and students may find this...

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Advice for Parents

When to let juniors own their college admissions process (hint: it’s now)
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By Patti Miller
May 5, 2021 | 4 minute read

I’m a parent of teens, so I have firsthand knowledge of how difficult it can be to step back and bite your tongue when you feel like things aren’t getting done right. (And maybe don’t...

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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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Advice for Parents

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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