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Do You Know What October 1st Is?

It is October 1. The weather is cooling down, the leaves are beginning to turn and Halloween merchandise is already on clearance as retailers begin to stock shelves for Christmas.  October 1 also marks an important day for college applicants;...
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To FERPA or Not to FERPA…

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act gives students the right to access their educational records, including college recommendations.  Many students ask whether or not they should waive their rights to see their teacher and counselor recommendations.  The answer is...
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Decoding The Common App

Five Tricks to Watch Out for In the Common App

While the Common App is definitely more user friendly than many of the other college application platforms, such as the University of California application, Apply Texas or (wait for it) the Coalition which students, counselors and admissions officers try to...
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Let's Eat Grandma! Let's Eat, Grandma!

Common Comma Errors

The comma is one of the most frequently used punctuation marks, but it is also one of the most misused. Here is a quick reference to help you determine where to place your commas. Creating Lists: You were likely taught...
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25 Great Gift Ideas for Your College-Bound/College Age Student

College is a time of unprecedented growth.  Your student will evolve academically, intellectually and professionally — but, also, socially, spiritually, physically and personally.  Here are 25 graduation gifts that will encourage and support the continued development for your college-bound/college-age student:...
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