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SAT Anxiety is Upon Us

With October scores in, high school seniors are either smiling or sweating.

By Anne Vaccaro Brady

If your high school senior took the SAT this month, your family is reviewing those scores that came in this week and taking another look at college test score ranges. 496 more words


A Glossary of College Application Terms

The college search and application process is new to many families, and can be daunting.  For students who are the first in their family to attend college, the process can be particularly difficult.  63 more words

College Admissions

College Application Essay - Setting Yourself Apart

By Rob Welborn, SC Test Prep

College application essays. With so many different schools, types of applications and variety of prompts, essay writing often produces the most anxiety for students in the application process. 488 more words


5 Tips From Portfolio Day

Earlier this month I had the opportunity to observe Portfolio Day, up close and in person. What a great experience!

Sitting alongside Thom Glick, CCAD’s Associate Director of Admissions, I witnessed first-hand, 505 more words

College Admissions

4 Tips for Adding Safety Schools to Your College Short List (US News)

A great deal is written and said about how students should decide on the list of colleges to which they will apply. Students often agonize over which program is best for them, but they neglect one very important consideration when compiling this list: their safety schools.

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Emerging Trend? Uncoventional Admissions Options at Conventional Colleges...

This is a message for all the bright and talented students (and the frantic parents who love them) who are lying awake at night worried about a C+ in 9th grade Biology  931 more words

"In the Arts" at the MMFA

On November 13, I will be one of several artists, writers, etc. discussing career options in the arts at the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts. The event, “In the Arts,” is open to the public but is designed for teenagers. 31 more words