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Prepare Now: 3 Tips For an Early Start on College Prep By Emma Sturgis

Middle school marks many milestones for students, including first school dances, first battles with acne and many other rites of passage. It’s also the time when you should start preparing your child for college. Although it may seem early, college preparation is a multifaceted process that takes several years to complete. Starting early allows your student to satisfy admission requirements easily so they can enjoy their senior year without worry.

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Five metrics you don’t want to miss when researching colleges

tips on researching collegesIt’s easy to become overwhelmed by the sea of data that you’ll find on college websites, but what’s really important to you? Often it comes down to key facts: What are the costs? And what will I get for all that money? To that end, we put together a quick list of questions you should be able to answer before applying to college: Continue reading

How can I find out how safe a campus is?

campus securityThe last thing you want to have to worry about if your son or daughter is headed to college is their safety. So how can you tell if the schools they’re considering are a safe place to live? Here are some basic tips to help put you at ease.

Research campus safety statistics. Federal law requires that colleges and universities disclose any crimes that have occurred on campus.

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