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College Admissions Purgatory

A waitlist offer is the in-between of admissions decisions—not a yes and not a no, more like a maybe. Applicants can ask questions, like “Why wasn’t I good enough to make the cut?”, yet at the same time be hopeful and think, “Well, at least, I still have a chance.” And, then the comparisons with …

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Denied and Qualified

When the #1,256 ranked student at your high school gets into a highly selective university and you don’t: Related PostsThe Separation Between Parent and School? On Writing The Journey of our Youth When is “Enough” Enough? Affording College Expenses = Planning, Planning and More Planning

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Ahead of the Curve: May 3, 2014

Inspired by Creative Marbles Clients: More often, clients are asking, “How do I pay for college?” The idea that 10-30% of their yearly income will go toward college expenses is a tough nut to swallow for any family.  While the answer to parents’ question is more complex than this post, in short,  planning, planning and more …

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Ahead of the Curve: March 18, 2014

From Our Clients: The New SAT: current high school freshman (Class of 2017) will be the first students to take the recently updated SAT.  The newest version with an optional essay section, will be given for the first time in Spring 2016.  Stay tuned for how the new SAT will or will not affect the college …