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On Track to College: How to Teach Children about Higher Education

Most parents want their children to go to college. Unfortunately, figuring out how to talk to them about it can be difficult. Fortunately, there are three things you can do to make sure your child is taught about higher education in a way that will help you both. 472 more words

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Last week was my birthday, readers. (My 29th birthday. Again. Thanks for asking.)

Amongst the birthday cards (and bills!) I received in the mail that day was a letter from the Independent Educational Consultants Association ( 970 more words

College Equestrian

Who are you?

It wasn’t suppose to happen this way.  My son has been working hard for the last four years doing everything he was suppose to.  A multi-sport athlete, student council, 4.2 GPA, every honors class offered at his school, part-time job, community volunteer, leader in his school, team captain…shall I go on? 653 more words

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College Admissions Process- It Starts Now.

So, I’m a junior in high school right now, and as you know, college is beginning to loom across the horizon, blocking my sight and somehow breathing down my neck the deadlines I’m up against. 193 more words

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Can an essay make or break your college admissions decision?

The short answer: it depends.

The longer answer: If you don’t have the grades and the test scores a college expects from its applicants—in other words, if you aren’t academically prepared—it is extremely unlikely for your essay to push you over into the Accept pile. 139 more words

College Application Essay Guidance

Up or Out

Today is the day.  I’ve been waiting for the day that I am pushed over the edge. I’m there. On the outside, I appear put together, a loving wife and mother, and the do everything kind of person.   1,021 more words

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Let's Talk

You’re invited to join the party and post your comments about the process.   The process called Life.  We GIVE and some take.  We give more and some take more.   73 more words

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