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This week’s column:

By Lee Shulman Bierer   My first question to Rachel was “What do you wish you knew then that you know now?” Rachel, after all, is officially a veteran of the college admissions process. While she is busily adjusting to life after high school graduation she is...

By Lee Shulman Bierer Perhaps you’re not one of those super-organized, type-A people who firmed up their summer plans last January. And, right about now you’re finding yourself with more than a little free time this summer. Don’t worry, you’re not alone and the best news...

By Lee Shulman Bierer I always believed that Hallmark was responsible for creating June’s catchy marketing moniker “Dads and Grads.” Just as Father’s Day gifts have thankfully moved beyond standard-issue ties, so too, can graduates expect something more creative than a Cross Pen or an over-sized...

By Lee Shulman Bierer Students must make a deposit at one school by May 1. The biggest question I get at this time of year is “how do we decide?”Being faced with multiple good choices is often as challenging as it is tantalizing. Here are some thoughts...

By Lee Shulman Bierer “Don’t just wait!!!” That’s my best piece of advice for any student that finds themselves on the wait-list of a college that really interests them. Colleges rightfully assume that you’ve likely made other plans if you don’t communicate with them to let them...

By Lee Shulman Bierer Families are about to load up their mini-vans and head for the airports and highways this week and next for the annual spring break campus visit blitz. Here are some last minute tips to help you make the most of your travels. Allow...

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