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The Complete Candidate’s Transition to College Playbook Part 7: Transferring Out

Sometimes, no matter how hard you try, you realize that “Dream U” is not so dreamy after all.  Maybe you have discovered that you really want to pursue a degree that is not offered at your current school.  Maybe the...
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The Complete Candidate’s Transition to College Playbook Part 6: The Parent’s Role

I was recently touring a prominent university in the Mid-West when I noticed a young man leave his dorm with a huge basket full of dirty laundry.  A car pulled up and an elegantly dressed lady exited the driver-side door,...
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The Complete Candidate’s Transition to College Playbook Part 5: Nailing Your First Semester

Your first semester at college can be a bit overwhelming.  You are trying to figure out where your classes are located, how to get your prescription filled and that concept your swore you understood in AP Calc now looks like...
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The Complete Candidate’s Transition to College Playbook Part 4: Go Beyond the Beach This Summer

Sure, your last summer of high school is a time to have one last hurrah with your high school friends over late night bonfires and “almost adult” parties.  While you are all excited about the future that awaits each of...
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The Complete Candidate’s Transition to College Playbook Part 3: Setting Yourself Up for College Success

There are many factors that determine whether a student will successfully transition to college or not.  The first thing to consider is what is important in selecting the “right fit” school?  It’s easy to get swayed by elite brand names,...
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