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Going Through Her Daughter’s Admissions Process

The admissions process is confusing and surprising (opinion) This is a really good article, from the Journal of Higher Education, for parents of HS students to read: Going Through Her Daughter's Admissions Process First thing: Duke (where Rebecca Vidra is a professor) accepts nearly 8% of their applicant pool - not the 4% she states. (I know, no real difference, [...]

By |2021-11-03T15:13:03+00:00September 2nd, 2021|Miscellaneous|0 Comments

College Guy’s October Rant – Gear up your College Applications!

Hey seniors and parental units, Here’s another CGR comin’ at you like a Gerrit Cole four-seamer (GO YANKS TONIGHT!) - keep yer eye on the ball and pay close attention cause there’s a lot of stuff in here you can use. There’ll be a PART TWO coming shortly - exclusively for parents and guardians concerning the October 1 availability of [...]

By |2020-10-02T15:55:55+00:00October 2nd, 2020|Parents, Seniors|0 Comments

There is no ‘student loan crisis

Another View: Editorial misses mark – there is no ‘student loan crisis’ The current financial aid system works just fine. The problem is that families are not properly advised about borrowing. BY GARY CANTER SPECIAL TO THE PRESS HERALD Re: The Aug. 18 Bloomberg Opinion editorial “Another View: Congress has a chance to fix the student loan mess”: I would like [...]

By |2020-08-28T16:58:50+00:00August 28th, 2020|Miscellaneous|0 Comments

LIVE from the Pandemic Front!!!!

Hey boys and girls, moms and dads, school teachers and related pooh-bahs. Gary the College Guy here. My oh my, aren't we in the midst of a proverbial feces-storm? Hey listen, though none of us can say “been there, done that” w/r/t our current situation, I know this much is true: …the weather is mostly great… …the sun’s gonna keep [...]

By |2020-08-21T14:17:05+00:00August 20th, 2020|Parents, Seniors|0 Comments