This is the time of year when juniors tend to kick off the college process. During their first meeting with their Apply Right counselor, we ask them, “have you thought about where you’d like to attend college?”  We ask about the size of the school they would prefer, what they’d like to study, etc.  And…

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The college process can bring up some complicated feelings for both students and parents, and there are different ways students express themselves.   In this blog, we outline three “typical” difficult students and tell you what is really going on.  We also tell you how you can have these conversations with your kids, and how Apply…

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You’ve worked hard on your college list and applications.  You researched schools, visited as many as possible and have even written your essays and submitted all, if not most, of your applications. But this time of year, the inevitable “What if?” can set in. Parents can succumb to it just as easily as students. “What…

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It will be here before you know it; you will be handed a booklet, or given a website to view, and told to pick your courses for next year.  This can cause the common “deer in the headlights” look. How do you even begin? In this blog, we will give step-by-step directions for how to make…

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If you haven’t already read this article from Education Week, I suggest that you do so. It was concerning to us here at Campus Bound and Apply Right, and we wanted to take this opportunity, in this blog, to respond to it.   The take-away from the article, and from this recent study from the National Association of…

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It’s no surprise that taking a year off between high school and college is a growing trend in America.  The rising number of gap year programs and increase in information about taking a gap year are leading parents to ask the question, “Could a gap year program be right for my son or daughter?”  The…

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