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How to Help Your High Schooler’s Admission Chances

With college admissions getting more and more competitive, it can be tricky to know if you’re doing the right thing as a parent. Plus, you don’t want to risk being over-involved or zapping your student’s independence. After all, so much of the college admissions process is their responsibility. However, there are big ways you can …

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When Should My Student Start Planning For College?

You’re driving up to pick up your middle schooler, when suddenly, it hits you–college. College is just around the corner. Thoughts of brochures, college visits, applications, memorabilia start flying through your head. Should you be planning now? Should you wait a couple months? AH! What are you going to do? Anxious, you pick up your …

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3 Proven Steps to Make Sure Your Student’s Application Stands Out

It’s a daydream you’ve had for years. Your high schooler, several years older, walks up to you with a gleam of maturity in their eye. They’re wearing a traditional cap and gown, holding a ceremonial rolled-up-diploma in one hand. They throw their arms around you and say, “I did it! I can’t believe I’m a …

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The Benefits of an Elite University

It’s about time for your student to start picking a college that’s right for them! Do they prefer east coast? West coast? Do they like small colleges? Large ones? Most importantly… Do they want to attend an elite university/Ivy League school…or a state university, or a community college? Don’t get me wrong. State universities and …

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Amazing College Prep Tips from Kim Reykdal, Olympia High School Career Counselor

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Preparing for life after high school graduation can be a pretty intense process. If you’re going to college, you need to decide if you’re going to a two-year or four-year college. Then there are scholarships, loans, standardized tests, applications… agh! How do you start to make sense of it all? Luckily, we reached out to Kim Reykdal, the career and college …

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5 Easy Tools to Find Your Perfect College Match

I’ll be candid. College.  Fairs.  Suck. You walk in clueless and leave exhausted.  And in between, you’re winding your way through rows and rows of crowded booths, just so you can try and catch a few seconds with a college representative who’s been repeating the same few sentences for hours. If you’re lucky, you might …

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14 Must-Know Tips About College Admissions

Does your child deserve the opportunity to be successful? Absolutely. Every child, including yours, has unique gifts and the ability to achieve success, but in order to maximize your child’s potential, his or her receiving a proper college education is paramount. Without the diploma and the education that comes with it, your child may not be …

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