Parros College Planning Attends HECA 2015 Conference

Parros College Planning Attends HECA 2015 Conference

By: Rachel Fenton University of Michigan 2015, B.A. in English On June 16 and 17, 2015 Executive Manager of Parros College Planning Kim Parros and College Planning Counselor Lisa Schmidt attended the Higher Education Consultants Association (HECA) Conference. This year’s conference took place in Cincinnati, OH. While there, they met with many other college planning experts and industry influencers to discuss fundamentals in the college preparation process. Discussions included a focus on s....

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Why the Student Athlete Needs Academics this Summer

Why the Student Athlete Needs Academics this Summer

By: Rachel Fenton University of Michigan 2015, B.A. in English For the student athlete, summer is bound to contain a series of sports/team camps, trainings, practices, and pickup games in the neighborhood. Sometimes it all can seem overwhelming, however, it is important to balance athletic camps with academic ones. Timothy Parros, Founder of Parros College Planning, LLC, reminds students that “each summer adds another two months of lost learning which, if ignored, can leave students ill pre....

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Ways to Make the Most of Your Summer

Ways to Make the Most of Your Summer

The telltale signs of summer are approaching; it is right around the corner. Many students are looking forward to dropping their pens and books and picking up the remote control, but this can create a problem for them when they head back to school in the Fall. Most students work hard to get good grades throughout the school year, but now they face a long vacation that could mean that over 20% of what they learned during the year could vanish if their brains are left idle over the summer. “Let....

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Utilizing Your Unique “Hook:” College Acceptance and Scholarships Packages

Utilizing Your Unique “Hook:” College Acceptance and Scholarships Packages

By: Rachel Fenton University of Michigan 2015, B.A. in English Despite great expectations, happy outcomes with your college applications will be largely dependent on your ability to stay focused academically while avoiding some of the common mistakes that doom otherwise very promising candidates. Keys to successful management of the process involve making good choices, building relationships with colleges and managing expectations. Early in high school is the time for the student athlete ....

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