How Being a Celebrity Kid Just Became Uncool for College Admissions

When I worked in the college admissions office of a well-known university, we used to get a[...]

So You Want to Help Your Child Get Into College. Does That Make You a Helicopter Parent?

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Is the AP Capstone Program Worth It?

Recently, I had a proud mom moment. I answered a call from my oldest child, who is away at[...]

Read This Before You Embark on That Expensive College Visit

I just returned from a quick trip to Florida with my three kids. Now I realize why my parents[...]

12 College Admissions Tips for Middle School Parents

Every person I've run into the past few weeks has a middle-schooler with a question for me.[...]