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  • How to Pick 8 Colleges Out Of 4,000

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    It’s time to start that college list! Especially if you are interested in the more highly selective schools, you need to use winter and spring…

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  • A Worthwhile Goal: Becoming a Global Citizen

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    Thanks to Dwight School (https://www.dwight.edu/) for letting me use their infographic!

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  • How to Talk to Your Kids About ... College

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    ​These are dark days. Not only because we just passed the shortest day of the year, but also for our seniors applying to college. Finals are…

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  • Youth's Highest Honor: The Congressional Award

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         The Congressional Award program is a terrific way for students to beef up their college applications while learning those soft…

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  • Saturday College Book Club: College Match: A Blueprint for Choosing the Best College for You, by Steven R. Antonoff, PhD

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    ““Begin at the beginning," the King said, very gravely, "and go on till you come to the end: then stop.” ― Lewis…

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  • Early Action, Early Decision, Regular Admissions: When Should I Apply?

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    As if college admissions wasn't confusing enough, at many colleges you have your choice of dates to apply. This sounds like a good thing, until you realize your first application deadline might be in October or November of your senior year!

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