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The Hardest Test of Freshman Year? Survival.

For students and parents, the beginning of freshman year is filled with hope and joy, but as the author and columnist Frank Bruni recently pointed out, the freshman year of college is a lonely one for many students. Share with us your experiences!

Started in Parents Forum by Epson410

It’s College Reference Time, But My Guidance Counselor Doesn’t Even Know My Name!

Question: I am a senior at a big public high school and just met with my guidance counselor. He kept calling me “Dan” even though my name is “Ben.” ...

New Study Highlights How College Visits Boost Admissions Chances At Selective Colleges

"A new study shows that high school students who show demonstrated interest in a college by making an official visit to campus have an advantage in the admissions process over students who don't make a campus visit." How do you view these findings?

5 Biggest Trends in College Admissions

Check out the five biggest trends in college admissions which show a definite shift in power from the colleges to students.

How to Get Through Applications Without Screwing Up Parent-Child Relationship?

Son is stressed out. Clearly, I am stressed out. I don't know what to do. At this point, I am more worried about preserving our relationship than about where he goes to school. Anyone else had this kind of experience with your child during the college application process and if so how did you handle it?

Started in Parents Forum by gclsports

Getting into College Was the Easy Part. Staying There Is Becoming Harder Than Ever, Experts Say

"However difficult getting into college may have been, it turns out, that may have been the easiest part of the transition to college life, admissions officials say." We look forward to reading about your experiences!

Triple Room Survival Tips

My daughter has been assigned to a room with two other roommates. I have no idea how they are going to fit all of their things in a 19x13 room! Please share any advice so she can be prepared. Frankly it sounds like torture!!

Started in Parents Forum by denimom

Understand SAT Grid-In Questions

Grid-in questions can cause students great concern and can lower scores if students do not know how to approach them. Consider these four steps for maximizing your grid-in performance.

Started in SAT Preparation by Dave_Berry
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