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Saying Goodbye To My College-Bound Daughter

Laura Munson | Posted 07.08.2014 | Fifty
Laura Munson

This is for all the parents out there whose child is going to college for the first time this fall...

The Moment I Knew I Picked The Perfect College For Me

Alberto Rangel | Posted 08.05.2013 | Teen
Alberto Rangel

We did a lot that weekend: went on a campus tour, hung out downtown, ate pizza at Giordano's and hot dogs at Portillo's, hung out in the student lounge, and walked along the lake. Everything just seemed so amazing. I could see myself there doing all of it as a freshman.

10 Ways To Recover From College Rejection

| Posted 04.30.2013 | Teen

By Kelsey Damassa "It'll be okay." "It's not the worst thing that could happen." "It just wasn’t meant to be." While family, friends, and relativ...

What to Expect During Your Teen's Senior Year of High School

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 06.25.2013 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

Senior year of high school is a mixed bag. It's not Santa's gift bag, but is instead a bag full of emotional joys, disappointments, separations and boredom. Yes, boredom.

The Most Important Interviews Of My Life

Alberto Rangel | Posted 06.22.2013 | Teen
Alberto Rangel

It was a snowy Saturday afternoon, and I was walking through downtown Chicago, heading to an interview, and I was nervous. For starters, the interview was for Harvard! And second, I was lost!

What The College Application Process Taught Me

Erica DeMichiel | Posted 06.10.2013 | Teen
Erica DeMichiel

I knew that my chances were bleak at the outset, but I found that having a challenging school as my first choice helped motivate me throughout the application process. My dream, no matter how unrealistic, pushed me to work harder to reach my goals.

Done... But Not Done

Jennifer Islam | Posted 03.29.2012 | Home
Jennifer Islam

I can't consider myself officially done because I haven't been accepted anywhere yet. I won't be truly done until I make my final decision. Besides, now I have to enter Financial Aid-topia.