Execute the Perfect College Tour!

Execute the Perfect College Tour!

Kim Parros The perfect college tour. Is there such a thing? I ask myself this as I review the list of colleges my son handed to me after weeks of investigation. I mull over his choice of colleges in my head without commenting and begin to prepare the itinerary for “tour week”. Tour week, the marathon of all college tours was me, my husband, and our son visiting two colleges every day for 5 days straight. Parents whose children want to explore colleges outside of their home state often fin....

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You're only two steps away from a scholarship!

You're only two steps away from a scholarship!

Hello Parros seniors! You are one of 65 students in the running to win a scholarship from Parros College Planning! (i.e. you have great odds of winning) To win, you must follow two steps: Make a short video exploring your college planning journey Post your video on our Facebook wall @parroscollegeplanning Three winners will be selected amongst the entries with a top prize of $300! Potential questions to answer in your video: How has Parros College Planning helped you to plan and....

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As deadline nears: How to choose the college that’s right for you

As deadline nears: How to choose the college that’s right for you

credits - http://www.bridgemi.com/talent-education/deadline-nears-how-choose-college-thats-right-you May 1 seemed far away when those exciting acceptance emails and thick financial aid offers started arriving months ago. But now the time (May 1 is the deadline for when most schools allow applicants to accept admissions offers) for saying “yes” to one college and “thanks, but no thanks,” to the others is bearing down on you like a 300-pound linebacker. How to choose? Bridge spoke to....

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5 Tips for Getting The Best Letter of Recommendation

5 Tips for Getting The Best Letter of Recommendation

Madeline Riley Before you graduate your junior year of high school, it’s a good idea to ask your favorite teachers for a letter of recommendation. Asking someone you look up to devote the considerable time and effort it takes to pen one of these letters can cause students some anxiety. Follow our tips to make the process seamless and most successful. Start Early In most cases you will need two teachers to act as your reference, and some colleges may even request a third reference. Asking ea....

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