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Starting the College Planning Process?

Starting the College Planning Process?

College Scoops was thrilled to be featured on All Things College and Career with Meg & Bobbie. Meg Gerry and Bobbie Ryan of Academic & Career Advising Services (A&CA) launched their “Learn Before you Leap” series as a way to help others who are contemplating a career change or starting the college planning process. Check out their website and other podcasts for helpful advice and tips.

High School Parents Gone Wild

High School Parents Gone Wild

High School students have a stressful enough time managing all their school work, activities, community service, team sports, band, and other outside commitments. Do they really need to manage their parent’s behavior?

Smart Social Media Strategies for Applicants

Smart Social Media Strategies for Applicants

You have a lot on your mind. It is a stressful time. SATs, college applications, college visits, and interviews, all on top of your normal high school homework and extracurricular activities. One thing you should not forget however is your online profile. College admissions officers are searching the social media profiles of applicants

How to Store College Belongings Over the Summer

How to Store College Belongings Over the Summer

As someone who just welcomed home two of my three children for the summer, I am always looking for advice for parents of college students on how to organize all their college belongings during the summer months.  I literally fell over my son and daughter’s boxes trying to hug them as they walked in the door. Slowly but surely the family and laundry room were inaccessible to anyone who tried to enter.

“We’re going to put a little fuel in your bus”

“We’re going to put a little fuel in your bus”

Each week College Scoops shares interesting articles we have read throughout the week pertaining to college admissions, college life, college visits, or tips and advice as it pertains to the college planning process. This week one commencement service generated a lot of publicity as it is a feel-good story about loan forgiveness at Morehouse College.

Different College Visit Types Defined

Different College Visit Types Defined

Planning a college visit and wondering what type of college visits are available to students?  There are several different opportunities for students (and parents) to meet with admissions staff whether it is on campus, at your local high school, or at a venue in your local area.

How to Visit a College When Campus Is Empty

How to Visit a College When Campus Is Empty

Summer is approaching and families start planning their family vacations, college visits or maybe a trip incorporating both. But the question arises, is it a waste of time visiting an empty campus?  Will my son or daughter get a real feel for the campus when school is not in session?

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