How to decide? Making the final college choice

How to decide? Making the final college choice

CollegiateParent is a small company but as it happens three of us are parents of current high school seniors who have applied to college and are spending this month finalizing their college decisions. Campus visits have taken us to both coasts and points in between. Now we are sifting through the impressions, photos and facts.

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Navigating the spring college fair

Navigating the spring college fair

As winter turns to spring, college-bound high school seniors are nearing the end of their admissions journey. They attend admitted student events, weigh their options and make those final, long-awaited decisions. Now all eyes turn to our high school juniors (and sophomores) as college admissions offices continue their efforts to recruit future students. One of the

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First-generation college road map

First-generation college road map

Starting college can be scary for anyone. When you are a first-generation student, that journey brings challenges, as well as joys, not always felt by students whose parents went to college. Amanda Z., a first-generation student in Oregon, remembers feeling pressure as she considered her choices: “If I go to college, I’m figuring it all

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