College Mock Interviews

College Mock Interviews

Picture this: Your teen is taking a college campus tour. Suddenly, an admissions rep pulls him aside for an impromptu interview. Does panic set in? Or is he ready? That’s happening more frequently than formal face-to-face interviews these days, says Timothy Parros. And they hold weight. It’s one reason his Ann Arbor company, Parros College Planning, has launched a mock-interview prep service. “It’s kind of off the cuff,” says Parros, a financial planner since 1991. “We want them to ....

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College Planning Firm Tells Students, Parents 'Don't Panic'

College Planning Firm Tells Students, Parents 'Don't Panic'

ANN ARBOR — Following Michigan’s announcement this week to change from an ACT test state to an SAT test state, Kim Parros of Parros College Planning, says “don’t panic.” According to Parros, whose Ann Arbor-based company provides resources to parents and prospective college students, these changes may be difficult for current high school freshman and sophomores who are in the transition classes; however, over time the changes will benefit the students. “Currently, many students per....

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College planning firm responds to Michigan’s 2016 switch to SAT

College planning firm responds to Michigan’s 2016 switch to SAT

College planning firm responds to Michigan’s 2016 switch to SAT Media contacts: Barbara Fornasiero , EAFocus Communications, 586.817.8414, barbara@eafocus.com Kim Parros ,Parros College Planning, 888.590.3668, kim@parrosfinancialgroup.com Ann Arbor, Mich. --- --- Jan. 8, 2015 --- Following Michigan’s Jan. 7 announcement to change from an ACT test state to an SAT test state, Kim Parros of Parros College Planning, an Ann Arbor, Mich.-based company that provides resources to parents and ....

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Why an acceptance letter isn’t a ticket to slack off the last semester of high school

Why an acceptance letter isn’t a ticket to slack off the last semester of high school

You did all the hard work and received an acceptance letter to your top-choice school – congratulations! Now you get to put your feet up and make the most of your last semester of high school, right? Not exactly… While I think it’s important to make lasting memories, an acceptance letter isn’t a free pass to coast through the remainder of your high school career. Here are a few reasons why: College is tough and requires students to have excellent studying, reading and note-taking s....

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