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How To: Apply Early Decision To Get Into College

How to Get into College through Early Decision

My niece did not get into her top choice college this past year.  It was a little devastating for everyone in our extended family because she was the kid who read, and very well at that, at age 3.  Instead, she is attending her safety school.  Thank god for the safety  school!  It turns out that the safety school is a state school so it’s well priced, but it doesn’t get her out of Ohio, where much effort and money was spent in touring her around Harvard and sending her to fancy boarding camps at both Wellesley College and Yale. Read more…

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Making the Most of Your Child’s College Visits

What to Find Out During When Visiting Colleges

Please welcome Erika Coplon of InsideTrack (private college counselors) who offers these tried and true suggestions when visiting college campuses. I remember doing her suggestions when I looked at colleges and would add a few of my own: Read more…

What Harvard Thinks of AP Classes

How to Get Into Harvard or Other Top College

Education is what remains when we have forgotten all that we have been taught. George Savile, Marquis of Halifax (1633-1695) English statesman and author. Read more…

Moms quit jobs for child’s college dreams. Are we nuts?

Education is…

One of the few things a person is willing to pay for and not get.
William Lowe Bryan (1860–1955) 10th president of Indiana University (1902 to 1937). Read more…